Jason is Associate State Director of Community Outreach for the Louisiana office of AARP. AARP is the largest non-profit organization in the United States that works on behalf of adults 50+. Jason is a certified urban planner and is also certified in SafeGrowth®. Jason's expertise is in advocating for policies at the local and state level that help communities become more age friendly.
In his capacity at AARP, he has successfully advocated for local and statewide complete street laws and spreadheaded grass roots organizations that support affordable and accessible housing policies. In 2010 his work included helping facilitate SafeGrowth® into a livability initiative within the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, a program that reduced violent crime by 87% and improved livability throughout the neighborhood.