2024 Guest Speaker

Rev. Dr. Deborah Johnson

Rev. Dr. Deborah L. Johnson (Rev. D) is a dynamic public speaker, strategist, consultant, organizer, teacher, facilitator, and trainer. The majority of her work, spanning more than four decades, has been at the intersections of such critical issues as public policy, economic reform, business and organizational development, public health, social mores, human rights, race, religion, and sexuality. She is a life-long social justice advocate known for her ability to bring clarity, civility, and humor to complex and emotionally charged issues. Her passion is facilitating processes that promote the healing of cultural and socio-political divides in order to bring forth “The Beloved Community.” Wherever she goes, her message is one of possibility, inclusion, empowerment, and transformation.