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Julie Smithwick is a social worker and Community Health Worker with over twenty years of experience working with Latino communities and families in Latin America and the southeastern states of the US. In 2005, she founded and now directs PASOs, a community-based organization that engages with Latino communities throughout South Carolina to fill health and early childhood gaps, support families with navigating resources, train community leaders by building on their strengths and promote change through advocacy at systemic-levels within local, regional and state organizations. Julie is on the Boards of Directors of various organizations including the National Community Health Worker Association, Eau Claire Community Health Centers, the Blue Ridge Institute for nonprofit leaders, and the Fund for Southern Communities. In her free time, Julie loves to travel, play with her kids, and dance salsa!