Tammy Johnson is a dancer, writer, and equity consultant living in Oakland, California. Johnson cut her teeth directing electoral and issue campaigns in Milwaukee, Wisconsin around living wage ordinances, public education, and welfare and electoral reform. She spent a decade advancing racial equity as a trainer, writer, and public speaker at the Applied Research Center (now Race Forward), where she gained recognition for her knowledge of equitable public policy practices. Johnson coproduced Race and Economic Recovery with LinkTV and has written for many media outlets, including the Christian Science Monitor, The Huffington Post, and ColorLines.com. As co-director of the award winning bellydance duo Raks Africa, Johnson manages the Girls Raks Bellydance and Body Image youth program and local productions. She has just released new curriculum on art and racial justice called Step-Together-Step: An Art and Racial Justice Curriculum for Liberated Artists and Their Collaborators.