Sarah Barnes as a Child Sarah Barnes as an adult

Sarah Barnes

Title: Senior Policy Analyst
Phone: 303-620-4571

Sarah serves as the Policy Analyst for the Colorado Children’s Campaign. Prior to joining the Children’s Campaign in September 2014, Sarah taught middle school English and worked as an Interventionist at Pioneer Charter School in Denver. She was a 2011 Teach For America corps member. Prior to teaching, Sarah worked as an attorney in Denver in the areas of venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and business law, and commercial transactions. Sarah earned a BA in English from Midland University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.

Things You May Not Know:

Hometown: North Bend, Nebraska
College: Midland University, University of Michigan Law School
Major: English, J.D.
Favorite Children's Book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Favorite Thing About Life In Colorado: So many ways to get outdoors!
Favorite Denver Restaurant: Park Burger on Pearl Street
Worst Job You’ve Ever Had: Detasseling corn by hand.
Dream Job: Owner of a used bookstore.
Job You Wouldn't Do In A Million Years: Anything involving spiders.
Your Greatest Extravagance: Buying books.
Favorite Colorado Getaway: Any place with great hiking trails.
Favorite Sports Team: Nebraska Cornhuskers and Michigan Wolverines
Favorite News Personality: Jon Stewart
Night Owl or Early Bird: Night Owl
Thing You Can’t Live Without: Coffee
Favorite Book: To Kill a Mockingbird
Talent You Would Most Like To Have: To speak another language really well.