Keesa V. Johnson

Program Manager

Keesa V. Johnson is an award-winning learning designer, creative systems thinker, and culture creative.  She holds degrees in Media and information and is currently pursuing a Master of Integrative Design (MDes) degree at the University of Michigan Penny Stamps School of Art and Design which is one of the top 10 Art and Design Schools in the country.  Her knowledge spans across a variety of domains that intersect between art, science, design, and leadership. 

In her role as the YCRA Program Manager she curates materials for the website, including recruiting participants and coordinating the design and creation of new youth stories and teacher resources. Ensure that is kept up-to-date, coordinate specific events for youth and teachers to promote civil rights education, including a Youth Summit, Teacher Workshops, and a Civil Rights Camp