Julianna Clare Strout is a resident of North Bay Village who is looking to represent the interests and concerns of North Bay Village as the At-Large candidate for Village Commissioner. She has too often heard her neighbors and others throughout the Village express their frustrations at not having their voices and priorities heard and addressed at Village Council meetings. Presently, Julianna is serving as Chair on the Village’s Charter Review Board and the Citizens Budget and Oversight Board.
Julianna's grandfather John Pierce Lynch was elected to the House of Representatives in Massachusetts. So no surprise, that her interest in politics extends far back. Juliannas' family members were loyal volunteers who supported their favorite candidates and elected officials. Her interest in civic commitment goes back to her youth when she volunteered at nursing homes and animal shelters. While in high school, she volunteered at Baystate Medical Center’s Pediatric ward. She enjoyed speaking with the new mothers and listening to them talk about their newborn babies.
Julianna continued her community work volunteering at battered women’s shelters and later with the Susan B. Komen breast cancer awareness foundation. She would counsel victims of abuse and prepared them for the stressful experience of testifying in court against their attackers. Advocating for victims of sexual abuse while she was an undergrad at UMASS Dartmouth. In her last semester of college, she entered the Miss Rhode Island/Miss America contest, won and represented Rhode Island in the Miss America Pageant. There, she won an additional scholarship for her platform Finding the Pulse to Recovery and winning a Talent award. Using her scholarships, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Marketing at University of Massachusetts Charlton College of Business and went on to work on an MA at Salve Regina in International Relations.
District 27 is a large and wonderfully diverse community, and there are many things that unite us. We all want safer streets, we