Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Kierra Johnson & LGBTQ Task Force

The National LGBTQ Task Force announced that Kierra Johnson has been named the organization’s next Deputy Executive Director. Johnson is currently the Executive Director of Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity (URGE) & will join the Task Force staff on January 1st 2018. Rea Carey, Executive Director, National LGBTQ Task Force stated, “Now more than ever, it is important for the LGBTQ movement to stand firm in addressing the broad range of issues that face our lives & for each of us to be our whole self each & every day. Kierra Johnson understands this & is the right person at the right time to join the leadership of the Task Force as we confront the social & political challenges of this time. She instinctually, intellectually & strategically understands the Task Force’s work to build power, take action & create change to achieve freedom & justice for LGBTQ people & their families. Kierra brings to the Task Force her decades of work in program development & organizational management, as well as her tenacity & wit & will have the benefit of working with our deep bench of department managers & talented staff in fulfilling our vision.” Kierra Johnson comes to the Task Force with a wealth of experience in program development, youth leadership & reproductive justice. Recognized as a national expert, Johnson has testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives & has increased visibility of reproductive justice through her appearances in Newsweek, The New York Times, Fox News & National Public Radio.
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1 Comments:

Anonymous Marilyn Rosen said...


Kierra sounds like the right person in the right position. Grateful for the Task Force.

September 26, 2017 at 11:18 AM  

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