Layne Johnson is from Fairfax, Virginia, attends the University of Virginia, and is majoring in Political Philosophy, Policy, & Law, with minors in both History and Anthropology. At UVA, he is Vice President of the university’s Amnesty International chapter and serves as outreach chair of the Charlottesville Alliance for Refugees. Layne is passionate about engaging with law and public policy solutions to address systemic injustices, particularly poverty and food insecurity. This summer, he hopes to both deepen his knowledge about anti-hunger solutions, as well as further develop his policy research and advocacy skills to create a more just world.
Policy placement: Catholic Charities USA