Senator LaTonya Johnson

Position title: Wisconsin State Senator

Sen. LaTonya Johnson in front of UW and Wisconsin flags wearing red suit

Elected to Wisconsin’s 6th Senate District in 2016, LaTonya Johnson previously served in Wisconsin’s 17th Assembly District. Sen. Johnson has lived in Milwaukee for over 30 years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Tennessee State University. Before being elected to public office, LaTonya owned and operated a licensed in-home childcare service. She served as President AFSCME Local 502, the union representing in-home childcare providers in Milwaukee. She went through Emerge Wisconsin, an intensive training program for progressive women who want to run for office and is a proud alum of the Class of 2012. In addition to her legislative committee appointments, which includes serving on the powerful Joint Committee on Finance, Senator Johnson serves on several other commissions and councils related to public safety, democracy, and health care.

Presentation Title: Advocacy During the Wisconsin State Budget Process

Presentation Description: Learn how the state budget process works and how to advocate for issues important to you