Keryna Johnson, Columbus CEO Future 50 class of 2022
Project Coordinator for Convergence Columbus, Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association
Community: Keryna is the co-founder of startup nonprofit Co-Op Columbus and is a board member of the Columbus Chapter of the New Leaders Council, a volunteer organization that supports progressive leaders. In 2020, she served as the organization’s anti-racism taskforce co-chair.
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Idea: I want to do something concrete to support lower-income Columbus homeowners, particularly seniors, in keeping their homes and building generational wealth. I would do this in two ways, first by partnering with a nonprofit organization to recruit volunteers to invest “sweat equity” and help renovate the homes of lower-income residents. Another step would be developing a canvassing campaign to share information to help homeowners understand their options when facing financial challenges that could result in the loss of their home.
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