Jan 09, 2019
Cassi Steenblok
Close Up Foundation Introduction

Cassi Steenblok was born and raised in Upstate New York where she attended Syracuse University majoring in History and Political Science. After college she moved to Providence, Rhode Island falling in love with New England and her new home. She has worked for non-profit organizations for most of her professional career first as an Americorps member at City Year Rhode Island running a community service and leadership development program for middle school students, then as a community organizer for Clean Water Action protecting the environment and public health. Today she works as the Community Relations Coordinator for the Close Up Foundation, raising money for more low income students in New England to attend a week-long civic engagement and education program in Washington, DC.