Amber Johnson, a Mercy Volunteer Corps member, serves as a Health Access Liaison at NSC. She will be staffing the food pantry and assisting with following up on Health Access referrals and providing accompaniment. With a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Political Science from the University of Nebraska Omaha and a passion for the international community, her placement within NSC allows for her to connect social services to those communities she is invested in building up. With previous experience working within a university structure, she looks forward to gaining experience with a non-profit organization. Her involvement as a trained dialogue moderator and coordinator in the past several years has cemented her interest in work focusing on community building. Having supplemented her degree with extensive time abroad, she is eager to utilize her experiences to assist those new to the U.S. in navigating the healthcare system and becoming more at ease as they cultivate a sense of belonging and home.