Interview date: 10.29.05
Jessica White is Executive Director of 504Ward, a nonprofit organization created to attract and keep 20 and 30 year olds in New Orleans. The concept is that this age group is New Orleans' future, and by attracting fresh new thinkers, our city can create a receptive climate for growth. Jessica, a New Orleans native, believes many young people are attracted to New Orleans because in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, they see it as a modern day frontier full of opportunities for energetic, dedicated innovators.
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