TONIKA JOHNSON

Photographer & Englewood Activist

TONIKA JOHNSON

Tonika Johnson Scholarship for Photography

Tonika Johnson established her Scholarship for Photography at Columbia College Chicago to help students develop their skills as a socially responsive and engaged photographer. But this is just the beginning! – To join Tonika in helping support the next generation, you can make a gift to this fund by visiting https://tinyurl.com/y9qfg9tp and select “Other” from the drop-down menu, then write “Tonika Johnson Scholarship for Photography” in the comment section. Thank you!

On February 22, 2019, Tonika met the first recipient of her Columbia College Chicago TONIKA JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP for PHOTOGRAPHY. Her name is Nyia Sissac. She is a freshman who grew up on Chicago’s South Side and Tonika believes her work is STUNNING!! Nyia told Tonika, “My main focus with photography and life is to just keep creating art that has a purpose and voice. Would love to end up creating projects that give back to my community!” To join Tonika in helping support the next generation, you can make a gift to this fund by visiting https://tinyurl.com/y9qfg9tp and select “Other” from the drop-down menu, then write “Tonika Johnson Scholarship for Photography” in the comment section. Thank you!

On February 22, 2019, Tonika met the first recipient of her Columbia College Chicago TONIKA JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP for PHOTOGRAPHY. Her name is Nyia Sissac. She is a freshman who grew up on Chicago’s South Side and Tonika believes her work is STUNNING!! Nyia told Tonika, “My main focus with photography and life is to just keep creating art that has a purpose and voice. Would love to end up creating projects that give back to my community!” To join Tonika in helping support the next generation, you can make a gift to this fund by visiting https://tinyurl.com/y9qfg9tp and select “Other” from the drop-down menu, then write “Tonika Johnson Scholarship for Photography” in the comment section. Thank you!

Tonika Johnson partnered with Columbia College’s Development and Alumni Relations, to establish the Tonika Johnson Scholarship for Photography, becoming one of the youngest alumni to create a scholarship for Columbia students. Click the following link to read full article: https://www.colum.edu/news-and-events/articles/2019/the-next-generation-of-philanthropy.html?utm_source=THIS+WEEK+AT+COLUMBIA+NEWSLETTER&utm_campaign=30cb830c15-TWAC_12_04_2018_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_143d6d778b-30cb830c15-103817845#.XGCVE9JKjIX .

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