“She advocates for women and children who have experienced violence by volunteering for the SANE program at the Refuge House.”
Social Work's Humanitarian of the Year 2006
Every day Jessica Bradstreet impacts the lives of others. For her efforts, she was recently honored at the President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Award Luncheon.
As a Guardian ad Litem, Jessica represents to the judicial system those children who are victims of abuse, abandonment or neglect. She advocates for their safety, security and happiness. She also serves on the program’s Roundtable, sharing her experiences with guardians who are in training.
She advocates for women and children who have experienced violence by volunteering for the SANE program at the Refuge House. As a sexual violence advocate, she is on call 12 hours per week. At the Family Visitation Center, she supervises visits between children and adults that have been mandated by the court to have their visitations supervised. She also serves as the public relations chairperson for the Association of Student Social Workers, helping with advertisement of events, and with the Association’s service project, HOPE Community.
Jessica plans to obtain her master’s degree in Social Work at FSU and then continue to work in the child welfare arena, advocating for their protection.