Nyah Johnson (she/her)

Equity & Inclusion Assistant

Nyah joined LAAC in January 2022 as the Communications, Equity & Inclusion Assistant. She is responsible for supporting LAAC’s Racial Justice and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work, as well as outreach for LawHelpCA.org. She also works with Development and Communications to maximize LAAC outreach using emerging technologies and workflows. Nyah is currently studying Legal Studies and Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley.

Nyah is passionate about conserving natural resources, leading her to volunteer with the Student Conservation Association. She is also enthusiastic about community service, having worked as an assistant teacher in Oakland for many years. In her free time, Nyah enjoys hiking in and around California, reading, creative writing, and spending time with her friends and family.