Kierra Johnson

Choice USA

Kierra Johnson, Executive Director of Choice USA, heads the leading pro-choice organization working to mobilize and provide ongoing support for the diverse, upcoming generation of leaders who promote and protect reproductive choice both now and in the future. Often sought after for her expertise on youth and reproductive justice, Kierra fosters dialogue between major national organizations and local activists to raise the voices of young people on the ground in the national debate. She serves on the boards of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the Center for Community Change and the advisory council of the Women’s Information Network.

The Myth of the Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

Teenage pregnancy isn’t the epidemic. The real epidemic is lack of information and support for people to make healthy decisions and the culture of shame and scapegoating around sex. And young people feel the brunt of it.

Another World is Possible

Choice USA's Reproductive Justice Youth Ambassadors are attending the U.S. Social Forum to make connections and build a stronger movement by working together to support all of our commonalities.

Why the Generation Awards?

Kierra Johnson explains why a new generation of activists deserve to be recognized and appreciated alongside the long-standing, established advocates who serve as mentors as allies.