Amy Johnson

Key Voice, Legal Aid Advocate, Policy Advocate (Arkansas)
Attorney, nonprofit executive, and community leader who focuses her efforts on empowering low-income families to overcome systemic barriers that cause and perpetuate poverty.

Links: @AmyDJohnson | Link to bio | (Current as of: June 5, 2015)

As the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission’s Executive Director, she coordinates statewide efforts to ensure that all Arkansans have access to the civil court system to seek redress for legal issues affecting basic human needs. Amy also staffs the Arkansas Access to Justice Foundation and Arkansas IOLTA Program, which engage in resource development and grantmaking initiatives to support the objective of increasing access to justice. She currently serves on the board of directors for the National Association of IOLTA Programs.


Blog Post

Ending ‘Debtors Prisons’ for Arkansas Renters

Amy Johnson
June 5, 2015
Arkansas has been called the worst place to rent in America. This article dives into the controversial failure-to-vacate statute that criminalizes being late on rent.

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