Sheena Barnes

Sheena Barnes

Toledo Public School Board, OH

2019 Endorsement

Sheena is a committed advocate, mother, and community member. Sheena is a Community Health Worker for Lucas County, working with youth to serve as a bridge between the community and the healthcare, government, and social service systems. She has experience with public policy and youth crisis intervention advocacy.

Sheena moved to Toledo from Flint, Michigan about 10 years ago and made Toledo a home for herself, and her three children. She quickly became involved in the community here, she is a board member for Advocates For Basic Legal Equality (ABLE), a Coordinator For The Equality Toledo Food Pantry, and a Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO) trainer. All three of Sheena’s children attend Toledo Public schools and her daughter is a recent graduate of Bowsher High School.

​Sheena will bring her experience guiding youth social, economical and poverty challenges to Toledo Public Schools board with a public health to education viewpoint.