Kathleen Manis Johnson
Grant Writer, Catholic Charities of the East Bay
Kathleen Manis Johnson received her Master’s of Public Policy from the University of California, Los Angeles and her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley. Kathleen was formerly an Education Policy Analyst with The Advancement Project, a civil rights research, policy and advocacy organization, where she focused on state and local policy initiatives and reform for low-income children with a particular emphasis on access to early education services for vulnerable children. Kathleen has also previously worked for the international child welfare nonprofit Whole Child International in a policy research capacity, focusing on early childhood and child welfare issues in orphanages in the developing world. Kathleen is committed to effective education and child welfare policy initiatives and reform.