Ivy Brashear

  • Ivy Brashear is MACED's Appalachian Transition Director. Her work focuses on shifting the narrative of Appalachia as a critical aspect of just economic transition. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Appalachian Studies from Eastern Kentucky University, and a Master's degree in Community and Leadership Development from the University of Kentucky. She also teaches Feature Writing and Storytelling at EKU, and is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in Huffington Post, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, Yes! Magazine and Scalawag. She is a native of Viper, Kentucky, where her family has lived for five generations.

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