UM Alumnae Addresses Homelessness

UM graduate Kayla Ballou portrait

UM graduate Kayla Ballou is taking some time before enrolling in law school to work for Tumbleweed, a Billings-based agency serving homeless, trafficked, runaway and other at-risk Montana youth and their families. After interning with the program, she now serves as a youth advocate with the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program, which helps foster care youth become independent adults. Ballou graduated from the University of Montana with a major in sociology with a concentration in criminology and minor in communication studies.