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Jeffrey Schwartz

Jeffrey Schwartz is the executive director of Broad Community Connections, a nonprofit Main Street program that promotes the revitalization of Broad Street and its surrounding neighborhoods; under his leadership there has been more than $30 million in development for the area. Jeffrey has a Master of City Planning degree from MIT, where he 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, the Trust for Public Land, and the Friends of Lafitte Greenway.