We’re so excited to bring news of amazing individuals joining our CASS family as “staff” (since, you know, our salary is loads of love). Today, we’re introducing Julia Strange, one of our amazing rockstars, to the Internets. Julia, Director of Programs and Policy, is going be putting a whole lot of attention on launching Right Rides DC.
Here’s a little about her:
Julia Strange is currently program analyst for the Navy’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program. She has addressed domestic violence and sexual assault through direct victim advocacy, outreach and education, and policy advocacy at the local and federal level for over nine years. In May 2011, Julia received her Master’s degree in Social Work The Catholic University of America’s National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), with a concentration in Social Justice and Social Change. Prior to accepting her position with the Navy SAPR program, Julia led efforts to form a public policy department at the DC Rape Crisis Center
, completed a year-long policy-focused MSW field placement at the National Network to End Domestic Violence
(NNEDV), and supervised on-call victim advocates at Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment
(SAFE) in Washington, DC. Julia has also previously worked at the Brookings Institution and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence.
Prior to moving to DC, Julia received her BA in English Literature and Women’s Studies from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH. After graduating, Julia served two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Uzbekistan where she worked on grant-funded health education projects and taught English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) to secondary school students.
Drop a hot note in the comments welcoming her to the CASS family!