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Cassia Herron

Louisville Association for Community Economics
Board Chair
Louisville, KY
Cassia is a native of Richmond, KY and has lived in Louisville for most of her adult life. She is a community development professional and advocate with over 10 years experience working on projects at the intersections of community and economic development, food and the built environment and has a unique perspective on these issues as they relate to West Louisville. Cassia is one of the founders of the Louisville Association for Community Economics and leading efforts to open the Louisville Community Grocery - a community owned grocery. Cassia promotes and advocates for renewable energy and sustainable development and has professional expertise in community engagement, grant-writing, policy development and strategic planning. Cassia is a graduate of the University of Louisville and has a Masters of Urban Planning from the University of Michigan.