Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson joined Housing Action Illinois as an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader in July 2018. During his year with Housing Action Illinois, he will be supporting AmeriCorps VISTA members partnered with the Housing Action member organizations throughout the state. Steven looks forward to helping VISTAs grow their leadership skills, find good professional development opportunities, and foster collaboration. This will be Steven’s sixth term of service with AmeriCorps and his first as a VISTA. Prior to his work at Housing Action Illinois, Steven served as an AmeriCorps member at City Year San Jose and the American Conservation Experience. He is an avid writer who performs locally at spoken word poetry events and will be publishing a book this fall. Steven was born in Chicago and raised in neighboring Hammond Indiana, where he attended the Hoosier Youth Challenge Academy.