Cass Green

Cass Green

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Community Organizer, Strategist, Engagement specialist, Cultural Producer and So – N/A

Cassandra Green (Cass) is a community activist/organizer, strategist, engagement specialist, cultural producer and social art practitioner with extensive experience in non-profit business administration, project management, arts education, fundraising, creative place-keeping, asset based capacity building and succession planning.   She served as Project Manager for the Department of Justice Community Based Crime Reduction Grant-We CAN Collaborative;New Kensington Community Development Corporation, HACE and Impact Service in the Kensington and Fairhill Neighborhoods of Philadelphia. She previously served at People’s Emergency Center as Dir. of Community Engagement & Partnerships, managing its quality of life programming, Community Connectors, Drexel’s Action for Early Learning Outreach and Engagement, organized the Lancaster Ave Jazz & Arts Festival and creative-place-making initiatives.    Cass’s career includes 27 years at the University of Pennsylvania serving as the senior business and building administrator for the Institute of Contemporary Art-ICA for 17 years. She co-founded the Mill Creek Community Partnership–MCCP (2004) and served as its president and CEO until 2022 and continues to serve in a leadership role. She established the Fine Arts Through Our Eyes Community Arts Initiative and serves as its Director. FATOE's mission is to provide a safe, creative, stimulating and accessible environment for individuals to explore contemporary art, prioritizing uplifting artists of color.  She is a multi-discipline artist, curator, and producer of the “Mill Creek Past, Present and Future” documentary. She ran an impressive campaign as a  Democratic candidate for the new 10th District in the May 2022 primary. She currently works in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.   She serves on various boards and has been the recipient of numerous awards. She is committed to serving as a catalyst for change and justice advocate for youth, underserved populations and black and brown communities.
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