Dr. William (Billy) Johnson
Director of Educational Strategy
“What excites me most about the work is our commitment to the mission and strategies around working directly with those most affected. The intentional decision of working with those most affected is an important counter to the very powerful narrative that people who are oppressed and most affected are not capable of being active participants in the change they want to see in their communities.”
Billy, a former teacher and assistant superintendent of schools, provides an education systems lens to the Memorial Fund’s efforts to build out our grantmaking strategies collaboratively with community stakeholders and strategic partners to ensure alignment with the Memorial Fund’s mission and values.