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A Conversation with Jacob Peters, Director of Operations, Bayou District Foundation

Hear how thoughtful, historic investments in children, affordable housing and all aspects of the social determinants of health are setting up the Bayou District of New Orleans for meaningful recovery.



Jacob Peters

Director of Operations, Bayou District Foundation

Jacob is a New Orleans native who is a graduate of Brother Martin and University of New Orleans. Jacob handles all internal Bayou District Foundation  office support and also works in school outreach, website maintenance, donor prospecting, news gathering, afterschool programming, 100 Holes of Golf special event, demographic reports, metrics and maintenance of offsite housing and property.


Eytan Davidson

Vice President of Communications, Purpose Built Communities

Eytan Davidson has spent his career working with cities and nonprofits to promote equity and access to opportunity. As vice president for communications, Eytan helps promote the organization in order to grow the Purpose Built Communities Network and consults with Network Members on communications-related issues to help them achieve their objectives in their cities and neighborhoods.

This is Community is created in partnership with HL Strategy. Our executive producers are Eytan Davidson and HL Strategy (Howard Lalli, Sherry Crawley, and Patty Gregory.) Our producer, director, and editor is Matt Honkonen. Mixing, mastering and music is from Pitchwire.