Carol Johnson

Board Member

Carol Johnson has been the director of St. Mary’s Center in downtown Oakland since 1999. Since becoming Director at St. Mary’s Center, the organization has grown to serve more clients and provide comprehensive service delivery, which includes leadership for affordable housing, food security, and affordable health care. Guided by principles of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights, the center’s and Ms. Johnson’s leadership has been recognized by the community. St. Mary’s Center has been honored with the UNA-East Bay Global Citizen Award and a Local Hero Award from Housing Rights Inc. St. Mary’s Center advocates have also been honored by the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, the Alameda County Mental Health Association, and others.