Julie Frisoni Shumway
New Pathways for Youth, Phoenix
Over the past twenty-seven years Julie Frisoni Shumway has dedicated thousands of hours to New Pathways for Youth. Julie has been a mentor, a friend, and a support to hundreds of youth, and has helped New Pathways continue their mission of support to the local communities. When Julie first got involved there were 5 volunteers, including the CEO. It was that small group that built the organization foundation and programs that help so many youth today. Over five hundred youth now participate with New Pathways on a yearly basis, many of whom wouldn’t make it past their freshman year in high school if not for the support, continued education, and friendship that is built in the program. Without Julie’s consistent involvement, advocacy, and dedication, New Pathways would probably not exist today.