- New Orleans US-LA
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Directed programs at Lederer Garden in 7th Ward of Washington DC that included teaching youth how to grow food, planting methods and healthy eating initiatives. Developed partnerships with other non profits focused on healthy eating and local food.
Worked in Central City New Orleans on issues of disinvestment, community development and affordable housing.
Oversaw operations of non profit organization responsible for managing central business district, Worked with four committees on issues related to design, promotions, volunteer recruitment and training and economic development as directed by Main Street New Jersey and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Worked in duel role as manager and catalyst coordinator for New York City Parks and Partnerships for Parks in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn.
CUREx Fellow. Program is taught by the University of Pennsylvania and sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation. The Rockefeller Foundation committed 25 Fellows to various non profit and governmental agencies in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Studies focused urban revialization with a focus on affordable housing.
Magna Cum Laude
I have extensive experience in neighborhood and downtown revitalization. I can tailor a program to best suit a particular areas revitalization efforts, whether it includes identifying funding opportunities, helping an organization determine the best structure for it's efforts, or identifying and connecting various stakeholders together for a revitalization effort. I am a strong believer in Assets Based Community Development, recognizing that every community has existing strengths that are commonly overlooked in redevelopment efforts.