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Joseph Owens

Joseph Owens has committed the past 2-3 years of his life to giving back to the community, which has helped him through his hardships including homelessness and mental health. In the year 2021 he moved to Ashtabula County as someone who was homeless and seeking out solutions to his situations. After discovering a youth program called youthOPPORTUNITIES in the year of 2021, he utilized them to find current success in his career. Since finding the program, he went from homeless, jobless, and desperate for answers; to renting his own trailer in Ashtabula County, his own career, and his own transportation. Currently, he is employed as the Youth Housing Navigator for youthOPPORTUNITIES!, helping give back to others in need of housing, mental health, and solutions to their situations. Recently he was given the opportunity to serve on the Board of Mental Health and Recovery Services for Ashtabula County to further his desire to help those in need. He is looking forward to serving Ashtabula County and finding solutions to problems and circumstances people are looking for.

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