Cassie Harding is the Welcoming Communities Coordinator at Welcoming America, supporting the organization’s membership network of nonprofits and local governments. Cassie Harding, a Miami, Florida native, blends her love for strategic storytelling and her background in research to build community, amplify voices, and advance equity work. Previously, she served as an Assistant Paralegal at the Federal Defenders Program, Inc., a client-centered public defender’s office in Atlanta, where she currently lives.
Cassie is an alumna of Davidson College and she earned a Bachelor of Arts in history with a minor in Hispanic studies. In addition to her liberal arts education, she has co-directed an award-winning historical documentary film and an oral history database. In her downtime, Cassie enjoys hiking with her partner, attempting to keep her plants alive, candle-making, and listening to educational podcasts.