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Aleen Carey

Aleen is a former high school Spanish teacher and currently works at food justice nonprofit Cultivate Charlottesville as outreach and resource program director. After earning her undergraduate degree from James Madison University, Aleen taught for a decade in Prince William and Albemarle Counties.
When she left the classroom, Aleen remained involved in the field of education professionally—working for Teachstone—and on a volunteer basis—joining the board of City Schoolyard Garden (CSG).
Aleen honed her nonprofit skills at Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) and uses them to focus on issues of equity in the Charlottesville area. She also serves on the board of Building Goodness Foundation.
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