Jen Hughes oversees the National Endowment for the Arts’ creative placemaking grant program, Our Town, as well as two leadership initiatives - the Mayors’ Institute on City Design, and Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design. She serves as a resource member on the White House Council for Strong Cities Strong Communities, and Promise Zones teams advising U.S. communities on arts, cultural and design strategies that drive economic and neighborhood revitalization. A daughter of Philadelphia, Hughes holds an undergraduate degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley.
National Endowment for the Arts
June 13, 2016NYU Kimmel CenterNew York City