Julia DiGiacomo is a RISE AmeriCorps member who is serving as an Impact Specialist with EMBARC Des Moines.
Originally from Marion, Iowa, Julia is currently studying at the University of Iowa with majors in Journalism and International Relations and minors in Spanish and Psychology. Her work has been featured in The Daily Iowan as a politics reporter and Iowa Public Radio as a production assistant.
Julia loves learning from people across cultures and working to serve her community. She is excited to help connect Iowa’s immigrant and refugee community with information and write about the amazing work going on in the EMBARC and RISE programs.