The Reverend Dr. Michael W. Couch is a Mississippi native. He is a pastor, husband, father, and a proud son of the Berachah Baptist Church of Philadelphia. He completed his doctorate at New York Theological Seminary with a dissertation on how believers could better serve distressed families and neighborhoods with their public money by better directing the political process. He is currently a workforce advisor at Pennsylvania Career Link, where he improves families and neighborhoods by giving out jobs, and he is also the Chairman of Manna Bible institute, the Chair of the Philadelphia Branch NAACP Prison Committee, and the honorable, duly elected executive committeeperson of Philadelphia’s 23rd ward.
( Jobs and Family Services)