Josie Feemster

PACT Regional Coordinator (Southern California and Bay Area Cohort), Child and Family Policy Institute of California

She / Her
Sacramento, CA

Josie Feemster is a passionate human trafficking activist, renowned for her resilience and dedication to justice. With over a decade of experience, she has triumphed over adversity, dedicating her career to supporting survivors.

Her service on advisory boards, including the California Department of Social Services  (CDSS) and National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), underscores her expertise. From her tenure as a government analyst at CDSS to direct work with survivors, Josie brings a wealth of knowledge to her advocacy.

Driven by her personal journey, Josie offers unique perspectives and solutions, empowering women and girls through her contributions for the “Becoming Me” curriculum. As a nationally recognized speaker, she amplifies her message of freedom and justice.

Looking forward, Josie aims to publish a memoir, continuing to spread awareness and support for trauma survivors nationwide. Beyond her activism, Josie finds joy in her roles as a wife, mother, grandmother, photographer, and coffee connoisseur, cherishing moments with her family.