Eli J. & Phyllis N. Segal Citizen Leadership Program

Lindsey Johnson

2021 AmeriCorps Segal Fellow

Lindsey Johnson is an AmeriCorps Segal Fellow from Los Angeles, California. Before becoming a Segal Fellow, Lindsey served as an AmeriCorps VISTA at Crook County Health Department in Central Oregon in the Fall 2020-2021 cohort. Her work primarily focused on COVID-19 resiliency and recovery efforts, but she also addressed mental and financial health promotion and youth workforce development. In May 2020, Lindsey graduated from Colgate University, where she double majored in Peace & Conflict Studies and Russian & Eurasian Studies. As an undergraduate, Lindsey was a Bystander Intervention Intern at Shaw Wellness Institute, where she worked to promote active bystander behavior in dangerous situations, including sexual assault, harassment & discrimination, and drug & alcohol abuse. She also interned at Unitas, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing human trafficking and providing opportunities for survivors to thrive. Through her work in public health, Lindsey has become passionate about prevention and health promotion, with an emphasis on social determinants of health and community resilience. She is also interested in environmental justice work and climate change as a public health issue. Lindsey helped launch a new Public Health AmeriCorps program as a Segal Fellow to advance the goal of creating a more robust, equitable public health workforce across the country.