Che Johnson-Long (she/her),

Community Safety Education Coordinator

Che Johnson-Long is a Queer Community Organizer and Security Practitioner working to build a world without prisons or police. She is the Community Safety Education Coordinator at Vision Change Win where she develops community safety curriculum, coaches left movement organizations, and coordinates VCW’s safety and security programmatic offerings.

She also serves as a board member of Third Wave’s Accountable Futures Fund Advisory Council. Before this, Che was the Director of Decarceration Strategies at the Racial Justice Action Center. She co-created the Policing Alternatives & Diversion Initiative in Atlanta, and was the Program Coordinator of the Safe OUTside the System Collective of the Audre Lorde Project. She holds a Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University, comes from a long line of Blues singers, and calls Atlanta, Ga home.