Surie Johnson

Research Assistant, The Disparities Solutions Center

Surie Johnson is a Research Assistant for the Disparities Solutions Center.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Ms. Johnson has experience in management, social services and community outreach which covers over 10 years of advocacy for underserved children and parents. Prior to joining the DSC, Ms. Johnson worked at Clarendon Early Education Services, Inc. as an Office Administrator who specialized in voucher and contract management as well as connecting families with home daycare educators. She has worked at Whittier Street Health Center, ABCD Head Start and Children’s Services and The Women’s Lunch Place helping low-income families gain access to supplemental food, sustenance education, health services and other resources. As an undergrad, Ms. Johnson worked at Youth Opportunity Boston where she was responsible for overseeing the development of a resource manual that at-risk youth could fit in their pocket. She also volunteered in Honduras with Partners in Education Roatan in their e-learning center reading to English and Spanish language learners, supporting them with computer-based games and encouraging basic math and writing skills.