Julio is a shining beacon of positivity and resilience, hailing from the rural community of San Joaquin, California. His upbringing in this tight-knit community has molded him into an ideal person for fostering relationships with various stakeholders, engaging with youth, and connecting with parents in rural communities. His unique journey from rural West Fresno to the heart of Fresno has instilled in him a deep appreciation for the power of community, and he’s now committed to giving back to the places that raised him.
Julio serves as the Program Manager for Prevention and Early Intervention, with a particular focus on underage alcohol prevention. With his extensive background, intimate knowledge of rural communities, and a career dedicated to community engagement and youth development, he is well-equipped to address this challenging issue.