In August, Julie joined the Voices team as the new field volunteer. Julie will spend the next 14 months living and working in Morazan, promoting civic participation and assisting on other Voices development projects.
Julie is a recent graduate of Fordham University in Bronx New York. While at Fordham, she studied Spanish and History, with a focus on Latin America, and participated in a study abroad program in which she lived in Spain for four months. She developed an interest in El Salvador while studying liberation theology under Dr. Michael Lee, a well-known scholar in the field.
While at Fordham, Julie volunteered for a number of non-profit organizations, during which she developed a strong commitment to social justice issues.