Shaina Brassard

Community Development Specialist, Brassard Group LLC, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Shaina Brassard is a community and economic development specialist and cultural worker with experience in real estate development, public space, public art, small business technical assistance, fundraising, active transportation advocacy and commercial corridor revitalization. Drawn to holistic community development, she has worked in the nonprofit sector in vibrant and diverse low-income communities in rural Bolivia as well as the Northside and Seward neighborhoods of Minneapolis. Shaina is also a published writer, editor and translator. Before starting her own business in 2020, Shaina was the program manager at Seward Redesign, a 50-year-old community development corporation in Minneapolis. Shaina has a B.A. from Vassar College, spent several years living and working in La Paz, Bolivia and is fluent in Spanish.


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