Kaela Geschke – Campus District Community Organizer
Kaela Geschke joined the Campus District in fall of 2014 to engage in community network building and project development in the district. She works with artists, students, residents, people experiencing homelessness and other neighborhood stakeholders to co-create a Campus District that is welcoming and beneficial for everyone.
Kaela is an experienced community connector and program developer. She holds her master’s degree in Community Development and Social Justice from Loyola University Chicago as well as a bachelor’s in Psychology with a concentration in Social Welfare from Mercyhurst University. Her passion for community development has driven her travels and allowed her to work with diverse people ranging from advocacy with Native women in Alaska, program development in Northern Uganda, and civic engagement with adolescents of Chicago. Kaela excitedly returned to Cleveland to contribute to the development of healthy neighborhoods in her hometown. She has practiced network-centric organizing with Stockyards, Clark-Fulton, Brooklyn Centre Community Development and City Repair Cleveland.
Kaela is a new graduate of the Neighborhood Leadership Development Program and a member of the Neighborhood Connections Grantmaking Committee. In her spare time she loves to hike, visit new places and dance as often as possible. Kaela also likes to return to her neighborhood of origin, Old Brooklyn, for some homemade Honey Hut ice-cream.
Contact Kaela: 216.287.4535 or firstname.lastname@example.org