Julia Freeman-Woolpert is the Outreach Advocacy Director at the DRC. She manages the website, newsletters, outreach to the public, and a variety of other projects related to education and advocacy. She is the producer of Disabilities Rights Center Presents…, DRC’s public access television show.
Julia is currently Chair of the Concord Unitarian Universalist Church’s UU Friends of Refugees Committee, which organizes circles of support for newly arriving refugees. She is active in Concord multicultural affairs, including the annual Multicultural Festival, and has a deep interest in welcoming newcomers into the community. She has been active in the NH Health and Equity Partnership and the Minority Mental Health Working Group.
Julia received a M.Ed. in Organization and Management in 1983 from Antioch/New England Graduate School, and a B.A. in Sociology from Boston University in 1975. She serves on the Legislative Commission to study the effects of service-connected post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury suffered in the line of duty by members of the armed forces and veterans, and is on the Board of Concord Community Television.
In 2010 she spent several weeks in Nepal, including a week visiting the Bhutanese refugee camps.