Emily Kurash Casey
Rural Programs Coordinator, Rethos: Places Reimagined (Winona, Minnesota)
Session: Artists on Main Street: A Model for Creative Community Development (Friday, 3:45 – 5:00pm)
Emily Kurash Casey is the Rural Programs Coordinator for Rethos: Places Reimagined. Previously, she worked as the Winona Main Street Program Manager, for the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce as Director of Communication & Programming. Emily has spent significant time in working with rural non-profits and arts programs both as a board member and facilitator, and has been proud to lead programs focused on revitalizing downtowns, activating young professionals, and fostering cross-collaboration between businesses and artists.