VP Active Urbanism
As VP of Active Urbanism, Raasin leads programming for Republic Square Park and manages productions, partnerships and ideation for cultural-based placemaking and activations that welcome everyone to downtown Austin.
She is a visionary, creative, and Track and Field Olympian whose career spans nearly a decade specializing in community-based arts initiatives in cross-disciplinary collaborative work.
Raasin attended the University of Texas at Austin where she earned a BA in Communications. She has extensive experience in managing, producing, facilitating, and coordinating mural arts, public arts, creative placemaking, as well as cultural and community engagement initiatives. Raasin attended the Mural Arts Institute Philadelphia as part of an Art & Environmental Justice Capacity Building two-year grant initiative.