Nan Johnson Continues to Blaze New Trails at Villa Gardens

There are some moments that change everything. For Nan Johnson that moment was in 1955, when the dean of a prestigious law school, to which she was considering applying, told her, "You do understand you won't be arguing any cases. You will do the briefs and the men will argue the cases." Since that time, Nan has been an advocate for social change. She was the first woman to serve as Majority Leader of Monroe County, New York legislature and went on to become an associate professor of pol…

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