Sarah Johnson

Executive Director, Local Progress Political Organizer


Sarah Johnson is Executive Director of Local Progress. She previously served as Managing Director at the Working Families Organization, where she helped develop a senior management team to guide organizational strategy, and as Elections Director for the New York Working Families Party, where she helped recruit, train and elect progressive elected officials at all levels of government and contributed to doubling the size of the Progressive Caucus of the New York City Council. Sarah got her start as a political organizer for SEIU 32BJ where she managed member-to-member political programs and supported equitable development advocacy work including the passage of the prevailing wage bill for NYC building service workers. Sarah is a graduate of Williams College and Pratt Institute, where she received a Master’s in Urban Planning.