Julio Contreras

Senior Associate, Policy and Legislative Affairs

Julio Contreras is a senior associate on the Policy and Legislative Affairs team. He supports the federal appropriations and policy work for the viral hepatitis and drug user health portfolios. Prior to NASTAD, Julio was on the government affairs team at Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), where he supported the I Stand with Planned Parenthood campaign and tracked federal regulations and rulemaking for the policy team. Before PPFA, Julio was an equality fellow at the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), where he supported LGBTQ Latinx coalition building and conference programming with LULAC members and partner organizations across the country. Julio graduated from Georgetown University in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and minors in Russian language and cognitive science.