About our Legal Consultant
Erin Johnson is an attorney, advocate, activist and artist based in Washington, DC. Erin’s legal career is centered around eradicating systemic racism and discrimination against people of color, particularly in the criminal justice system. While a student at the University of Michigan, Erin served as the President of the newly activated NAACP Chapter and supported various proposals for an ethnic studies curriculum. She went on to the Howard University School of Law, where she currently serves as the Assistant Clinical Director. Prior to her current role at Howard, Erin served in legal and policy roles in both the D.C. and the federal governments throughout the judicial, legislative and executive branches. She also currently serves as the Criminal Justice Chair for the DC NAACP Branch and as an Organizer for The Sanctuaries, a D.C. based interfaith arts collaborative.