Niq Johnson

Director of Community at Ragtag
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Niq Johnson

Director of Community at Ragtag

Biography

Currently setting roots in Pittsburgh, PA by way of Washington, DC (hometown), Niq specializes in building and sustaining diverse communities focused on volunteer engagement. They spent 2013-2017 working with the graduate students and faculty of the University of Pittsburgh to launch concurrent academic labor union campaigns. Niq moonlights as co-coordinator of a local scholars-at-large network and is a Managing Editor for EFNIKS, a digital magazine highlighting the experiences and lives of LGBTQ+ people of color.

On their downtime, Niq enjoys bingeing true crime podcasts before bed, following every “baby animals” account on the internet, and reading all the YA and graphic novels held in the Carnegie public libraries.