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Jeffrey Schwartz

Jeffrey Schwartz

Jeffrey Schwartz is the Executive Director of Broad Community Connections, a non-profit Main Street program that promotes the revitalization of Broad Street and its surrounding neighborhoods in New Orleans.  While there, he led the development of the $21M ReFresh Project, a fresh food access development combining fresh food retail, community health and wellness programming, and workforce development.  Jeffrey has a decade of community economic development experience, focused on community development finance, small business and real estate development, and the relationship between the health and vibrancy of a community and its built environment.  He was a Mayoral Fellow in New Orleans’ City Hall in 2004-2005, where he worked in the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and the Health Department.  Jeffrey has a Master of City Planning degree from MIT, where he studied City Design & Development and Housing & Community Economic Development, and wrote his thesis on fresh food access in New Orleans before and after Katrina.  Jeffrey is actively involved with planning and transportation issues in New Orleans, where he has served on the boards of the Regional Planning Commission, Industrial Development Board, Ride New Orleans, and the Friends of Lafitte Corridor.





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Sharon Martin - Administrator
Industrial Development Board of the City of New Orleans
1340 Poydras Street, Suite 1114
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
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