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Jessica Franzini

Director of Community Initiatives
Camden Lutheran Housing, Inc.

Jessica Franzini is the Director of Community Initiatives at CLHI, a neighborhood-based community development non-profit serving North Camden. Through CLHI’s Block Supporter Initiative, Decorative Board Up, and Change the Message, she hires teams of local residents to beautify and revitalize their own neighborhood – from transforming blighted vacant lots into lush, clean green spaces to brightening abandoned buildings with community art and murals. Prior to her time at CLHI, Jessica specialized in resident-based urban forestry work through her 8-year tenure with the NJ Tree Foundation. Ms. Franzini has a bachelors in environmental studies from the Richard Stockton College of NJ and a certificate in non-profit management from The Non-Profit Center at La Salle University.