ON THE ROLE OF IDENTITY IN CREATING BETTER POLICY: AN INTERVIEW WITH LESLIE HEROD
"Our BlackHer Shero of the Week is Leslie Herod, a state representative for Colorado.Representative Herod is the first African American LGBTQ candidate elected to the Colorado State Legislature. Her previous political experience includes serving as deputy political director for President Obama’s reelection campaign in Colorado. She is also a co-founder of New Era Colorado, the state’s leading organization focused on the engagement of young people. Finally, she served as president of Colorado Black Women for Political Action."