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Sheri Brady is Associate Director Strategic Partnerships at Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, whose mission is to support community collaboration that enables communities to effectively address their most pressing challenges. She leads work on field building around collective impact, place based investment, community engagement and equity. Her strong commitment to social and economic justice that is reflected in her work. The major theme of her career has been advocating for policies that increase opportunities for communities, children, and families to thrive while securing the existing safety net. This has taken many forms including managing campaigns with child advocates to increase investments in vital programs; helping state legislators develop effective anti-poverty policies; and building the capacity of the nonprofits to engage in advocacy.
She currently serves on the boards of the Diverse City Fund, an organization that supports local social justice projects; the Paul J. Aicher Foundation, advancing deliberative democracy and improving the quality of public life in the United States; and Women’s Equity Center and Action Network helping women of color engage in policymaking.
Sheri received her bachelor’s degree in political science from Wheaton College in Norton, MA and her law degree from the University of California at Berkeley.