- Loves: Taking on the bigger, harder thing
- Hates: Superficial Solutions
- Super Power: Asking questions
Data Coaching and Consultation Manager
Julia Parshall leads the data coaching and consultation work of the Data & Performance Management team, which helps communities address technology and data management barriers to achieving quality data to end homelessness. She also acts as an Improvement Advisor with the Built for Zero collaborative, coaching communities who have ended homelessness for veterans, chronically homeless individuals are both to sustain their gains and expand their work to new populations, including youth. Prior to coming to Community Solutions, she worked on the training and consulting team at the Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), supporting communities in the implementation of evidence-based practices to end homelessness for people with mental illness and overseeing data collection efforts for two Continuaa of Care. Prior to training and consulting work, Julia provided clinical services and case management to individuals with serious mental illness experiencing homelessness as a social worker for CUC's ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) team. Julia's professional experience also includes nonprofit management consulting, advisory consulting to private foundations and public charities, performance management and grant monitoring for public grantmaking programs, and development and fundraising. Julia holds an MSW degree from Hunter College, City University of New York and a BA in English from Bryn Mawr College.