Ali Rabe has been named executive director of the Jesse Tree, a nonprofit working to prevent eviction and homelessness in Ada and Canyon Counties. Prior to joining Jesse Tree, Rabe was a staff attorney at HomeBase in San Francisco.
In 2012, she received the Boren Fellowship, through which she supported indigenous communities in rural Cambodia. From there, she moved to Sierra Leone to do the same work with an international nonprofit. She also spent some years working for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as an adjudicator.
She is a graduate of the College of Idaho and holds a Juris Doctor degree from William & Mary Law School.