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Cassandra (they/them, she/her) joined Earthworks in June of 2024 as the Communications Associate for Energy. Cassandra attended the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia, on a full merit scholarship. Cassandra, a proud first-generation college student, graduated with a dual major in Economics and Sociology.

In previous roles, Cassandra worked to increase the representation of young adults of color within the Conservation Corps through The Corps Network’s Moving Forward Initiative before transitioning to serve as a Crew Leader for opportunity youth at the Montgomery County Conservation Corps. Cassandra then spent four years working on multisolving, studying the co-benefits of climate solutions worldwide. Cassandra most recently served as Talk Climate Manager for Climate Generation, overseeing community-based programming and climate justice storytelling.

Born and raised on the island of St. Croix, in the US Virgin Islands, Cassandra is passionate about advocating for justice and equity within and across the environmental field. Cassandra lives with a cat, Nutmeg, in Baltimore, MD, and enjoys exploring the city’s vibrant DIY music and art scene and camping and hiking as often as possible.


Email: cceballos [at] earthworksaction [dot] org
Phone: (410) 505-4415
Location: Baltimore, MD