Julia Adams-Scheurich began her career in policy and advocacy working to promote inclusion in the arts in North Carolina. Her career spans both campaign work as a member of the field staff for Erskine Bowles in 2004 to ethics reform and voting rights with Common Cause NC. Julia brings to CCR 15+ years of experience working on disability advocacy issues that span education, inclusion, social justice and health and human services. She has a strong community and social services commitment. Her experience with high impact public affairs work, providing consulting, management, and communication services with a broad knowledge of disability, education, and civil rights policy has resulted in a proven history of success at the North Carolina General Assembly, working with leadership across party lines. Julia has been recognized for working across multiple coalitions to improve outcomes for behavioral healthcare. She has extensive work history expanding and protecting healthcare access for people with disabilities through budget appropriations success, including expansion of home and community-based waivers. Julia received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Meredith College in 2006. In 2021, she received her Master of Legal Studies, Health Law, and Policy from Wake Forest University School of Law. Julia is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society, a recipient of the Dean’s Award WFU School of Law and is a member of the American Health Law Association.