JJacque Julien, Executive Director, Communities of Color Coalition has as a strong
reputation for building and sustaining strong and successful partnerships across diverse
constituencies. Her leadership style is focused on collaboration and partnership to facilitate dialogue to build, strengthen and inspire others for civic engagement. She earned her BA degree from the University of Washington Bothell. Majoring in Society, Ethics and Human Behavior with a double minor in Education and Diversity. She has an extensive background working with diverse and vulnerable populations, that includes those experiencing chronic homelessness, substance abuse, sexual exploited, court involved and at-risk youth, advocating for equitable practices in policy, navigating legal system- family law, CPS, mentorship.
Mx. Julien currently serves on the Cultural Advisory Committee for the Snohomish County Juvenile Court. Where she fosters a collaborative atmosphere with court staff, stakeholders and community partners to identify racial and ethnic disparity reduction strategies and work to rewrite policy for a more equitable juvenile justice system for the community.
She serves as Chair for the University of Washington Bothell Alumni Council
She has been recognized by the Board of Directors for the Edmonds School District for her leadership and contribution in supporting students and families in the community.
She has also received the Women in Leadership Award from the University of Washington Bothell, for demonstrating excellence and innovation in projects that promote awareness, systemic change and tangible result that improve and create opportunities for young womxn and girls.