Sarah Borger is an advocate for social justice and mental health accessibility who has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2007. A Minnesota native, Sarah moved to San Diego in 2014 and currently works as the Coordinator for the Independent Living Association (ILA) with Community Health Improvement Partners. In her role with the ILA, Sarah works with community members to ensure high-quality housing options are available for people who would benefit from a shared living environment. Sarah also serves on the Behavioral Health Work Team and the ILA Work Group.
Her recent work in Minneapolis involved co-creating and implementing drop-in support groups at both the Sexual Violence Center and CornerHouse Interagency Child Abuse Evaluation and Training Center. Sarah’s direct service work includes crisis counseling, support group facilitation, and working as an advocate for victim/survivors of sexual violence and their families.
Sarah holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts from Augsburg College. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys running, musical theater soundtracks, and losing herself in a great book.