Najuma Louison
Manager of Older Youth Development

Najuma Louison is from Prince George’s County and a recent graduate from Howard University with a B.A. in Sociology and minor in Human Development. She plans to continue working with under-served communities in Washington D.C. and get her Master’s in Social Work. She has previous experience serving as an AmeriCorps member working with children in both Washington D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas. Most recently, she worked with homeless families in Fairfax, VA. She began working with Horton’s Kids in 2017 as the Health and Basic Needs Intern; now she has advanced to our Secondary Youth Development Coordinator role. She believes that it is vital for youth to have a strong support system to help navigate through life’s challenges. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends and catching up on TV shows.