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Johanna Walczyk

Program Officer at Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Johanna Walczyk is a Buffalo native who joined LISC Buffalo as a Program Officer in late 2014. In this role, she is responsible for assisting local partners with technical assistance, planning, and support on issues related to community revitalization, economic development, and affordable housing. Prior to joining LISC, Ms. Walczyk worked at the Supportive Housing Network of New York (the Network) in New York City. There she provided policy analysis, technical assistance, and advocacy related to homeless housing development and policy on behalf of the Network’s 220 nonprofit members. She also supported the Network in its Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) partnership by assisting with the enrollment and implementation of energy retrofits in 2,100 units of supportive housing across NYC.