Director of Youth Development & Community Outreach
Adalphie Johnson comes to SMYAL with over 8 years of program experience in the non-profit arena specifically in the Sexual Reproductive Health and Youth Development fields. Although a native Washingtonian, Adalphie completed her education in Prince George’s County Public Schools and earned her Masters of Divinity from The Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.
Through partnerships and working with DCPS, DCPCS, recreation centers, faith-based institutions and a variety of other CBO’s and non-profits, Adalphie has been able to create, support, provide and implement safe spaces and developmentally appropriate programming to support youth in the DMV.
As the Director of Youth Development & Community Outreach (formerly known as ‘Programs’) at SMYAL, Adalphie is committed to providing safe spaces for all LGBTQ youth to celebrate who they are and to walk authentically in their truth.
When not working, Adalphie enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, and engaging in new experiences.