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Kristopher Sharp

Former foster youth

Kristopher Sharp, a native Texan, served as an aide for U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and as a fellow for the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. As a former foster child and homeless youth, Kristopher has spent his entire professional career working to improve policies affecting children, youth and families. He holds a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Houston-Downtown and a Master of Public Administration from Texas Southern University.

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