Mark-Anthony Johnson

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As a licensed acupuncturist and an experienced organizer, Mark-Anthony Johnson serves as the Director of Health and Wellness at Dignity and Power Now. In this capacity he provides strategic support for DPN’s two member led campaigns for a legally empowered and independent civilian oversight commission of the sheriff’s department and to stop Los Angeles’ proposed $2.3 billion jail construction plan. He also leads the Building Resilience project of DPN, a collaboration of formerly incarcerated people, organizers, health care providers and academics whose goal is to decarcerate the county jails via the diversion of incarcerated people into community based treatment.