Join us at 4th Friday

Stop by our booth in Uptown Westerville on October 22 from 6-9pm!

  • Meet our Executive Director, Vashitta Johnson, and Board President, Dr. Tiyi Morris
  • Buy a WeRISE T-shirt for $25 (cash and venmo accepted)
  • Learn more about our upcoming community event and how to get involved

Meet Vashitta

Vashitta Johnson has 20 years’ experience working in politics, on campaigns, and in policy. 

She is currently a doctoral student with a passion to shape and change policies that will eradicate systemic racism and close the gap that exists between the wealthy and the poor. 

As a community organizer, Vashitta’s volunteer experience includes being the President of the WeRise Board, Vice-President for the Westerville Library Foundation Board, and Co-Chair of the Westerville Black Parent Association. Vashitta was also a volunteer at Children Services crisis center for a few years. 

Vashitta holds a master’s degree in International Business and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration as well as an associate degree in Business Management Technology. 

Being involved in the community is a passion for Vashitta where she advocates for children, voting rights, lgbtq+ rights, racial equity, abortion rights, and low-income communities.  Vashitta has been a resident of Westerville for 11 years and is a mother to two beautiful children, ages 8 and 10, who attend Westerville City Schools. 


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