In foster care 2.5 years, Florida.
Julia has successfully lived on her own since her emancipation from the foster care system at age 18. She currently works as a youth organizer for a foster youth advocacy organization in Miami called Miami Youth Shine, a group comprised of current and former foster youth ages 13 to 23. Last summer Julia was selected to be a congressional intern with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute. She attends school fulltime and particularly enjoys making collages, watching movies and traveling around Miami to spend time with friends. Julia is an artist, slowjam music lover, health nut and a foster kid.