ulia Sleeper is the founder and Executive Director of Tree Street Youth Center in Lewiston, Maine. As a student at Bates College she began connecting to the Downtown Lewiston community youth through service learning opportunities as a Psychology and Education major. After completing her Masters in Leadership Studies degree at USM LAC she began what is now Tree Street Youth Center in the heart of downtown Lewiston. Supporting through academics, the arts and athletics, Tree Street Youth provides Lewiston-Auburn children a safe space that encourages healthy physical, social, emotional, and academic development while building unity across lines of difference.
For more information on the USM LAC Alumni Speaker Series please visit: