Mychal Johnson has a long-standing track record in community-based advocacy for social, environmental and economic justice.  He is a co-founder of South Bronx Unite and a member of the Board of Directors of the Mott Haven-Port Morris Community Land Stewards, a local community land trust recently selected as winner of the prestigious Design Trust for Public Space "Open for All" competition.  He serves on the Chairman's Council of the New York Restoration Project, on the Board of Directors of the Bronx Council for Environmental Quality, on the Board of Directors of the New York City Community Land Initiative, on the Watershed Advisory Committee of the Park’s Department Harlem River Watershed and Natural Resources Management Plan and on the Community Advisory Board of Columbia University’s NIEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan. Mychal also was appointed as a civil society voting member of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Open Space Committee, was selected by the United Nations to serve as one of 38 global civil society appointees to the historic UN Climate Summit in 2014 and was invited by the Bolivian government to participate in the World Peoples Conference on Climate Change.     

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