Jill Eisenhard at Red Hook Initiative, Photo: Alden Parkinson

EPISODE 045: Jill Eisenhard on the power of community

“One of the most amazing things that would happen is that someone, a resident of public housing who is also a RHI staff member, would walk across the street, and in walking through the front door would go from being a storm victim, to a storm responder.”

Our next episode goes to Jill Eisenhard. Jill is the Founder and Executive Director of the Red Hook Initiative. RHI is a community-based institution that works to empower youth in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Listen to what Jill had to say about instilling hope, leading through other leaders, strengthening a community, responding to Hurricane Sandy, and building the future of Red Hook – with Red Hook. Subscribe on iTunes