Lida Shepherd, American Friends Service Committee – WV

Lida Shepherd is co-director of the WV Economic Justice Project, a program of the American Friends Service Committee, where she works statewide on issues affecting low-income and working people.  Her work focuses on

policy advocacy, popular education training, restorative practices, and coalition-building in support of economic justice.  She graduated from the University of California-Berkeley with a degree in Peace and Conflict Studies.  Lida lives in Charleston, and in her spare time likes biking on rail trails with her family in search of good swimming holes.