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Alum Connections: Cachavious English

Virtual Event
Thursday, October 29, 2020
12:30-1:30 PM
Off Campus Location
Alum Connections with Chief of Staff, Cachavious English

Connect with experienced policy advisor and government professional Cachavious “Chay” English, who currently serves as Chief of Staff for Congresswoman Terri Sewell. Cachavious has built a career around serving communities, a passion he developed as an undergrad LSA student, and has a wealth of experience drafting, analyzing and advancing legislation in areas like tax, financial services, foreign affairs and agriculture related issues, capital markets, banking, trade, housing reform, rural development, and consumer protection. Join this session to learn about what it’s like to work as a chief of staff, finding purpose through work in public service, and advocating for others.

You should attend this session if you are:
An undergraduate LSA student
Interested in pursuing a career in government, law, and policy
Considering law school after graduation

What you will gain by attending:
Gain insights into the different roles available within a congressional office
Learn ways in which you can advocate for peoples in your community
Open your mind to career possibilities and potential opportunities within government

About Cachavious:
Cachavious "Chay" English is a 2007 LSA grad who majored in African and African American Studies and minored in Economics before earning his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law. While at Michigan, Cachavious was a Residential Advisor, active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and worked in the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives. After law school, he worked as Legislative Assistant and Legislative Counsel for Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL). He then served as Federal Relations Counsel for the American Association for Justice. In January 2015, he returned to Congresswoman Sewell’s Office as Legislative Director. In 2017, he became Congresswoman Sewell’s Chief of Staff.

Posting Disclaimer:
RSVP now to reserve your spot. By signing up, you will receive an email with details on how to join this virtual workshop the morning of the session.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. If you require accommodations to participate in this event please contact Carla Huhn at or 734.763.4674. so we can make arrangements.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Alum Connections, Alumni, Government, Law, Networking, Pre-Law, Professional Development
Source: Happening @ Michigan from LSA Opportunity Hub