“It Is Your Space and You Have a Right to Be Here.” Service is for Everyone, Says Boards and Commissions Fellowship Alumna Shari Baber

Shari Baber never felt that City Hall was a place for her, until she became the first Black woman to serve on the Boise Parks and Recreations Commission. A 2021 graduate of the Conservation Voters Movement’s Boards and Commissions Fellowship, Shari reflects on how the program prepared her to serve on the commission and to understand how government policy can drive social justice.

Nov 1, 2023