Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson

Journalist, Social Activist, Political Commentator, and Author

Jeff Johnson has fused passion, culture, and strategy to build a career rooted in creating change. He is currently the CEO of JIJ Impact, a consulting agency designed to help corporate, government, and entertainment partners leverage culture and equity to create social and economic impact. He develops tailored change management strategy that ensures inclusion and equity is a part of core business goals and institutional growth.  

Previously Jeff, had a 13yr run as a host and producer at BET and served as the National Director of the Youth and College Division of the NAACP. You can hear him every Tuesday and Thursday on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show. Jeff is an honored husband and proud father.

All Sessions by Jeff Johnson

Thursday June 16, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Opening Ceremony/ Barbershop Forum

Regency 1-3

Overview: Local governments play a major role in advancing racial equity and inclusion within its cities and counties. As residents demand equal opportunities and access for all, governments must continue to change its policies so people of color will also benefit. How can mayors, police chiefs, and other city leaders work together to build a government that eliminates racial inequities and improve outcomes for all racial groups? During this forum, panel experts will provide their solutions to eradicate racial inequities in local governments.