Larissa Johnson is the Coordinator of Climate Change Outreach and Communication at the Maryland Department of the Environment and a current New Economy Maryland Fellow.

For the last ten years, she has dedicated her life to working with and for communities: helping people create sustainable, walk-able, bike-able, healthy neighborhoods that cultivate hale and hearty children and invigorate the communities’ livelihood. Prior to receiving her MPA in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs she worked predominantly in the field of nutrition, physical activity, and chronic disease prevention.

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