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Executive Director- Jeni Hegsted

Jeni Hegsted is the founder and Executive Director of Emerge, Jeni worked in the arts for the past fourteen years and was instrumental in bringing awareness to homelessness through art installations, volunteer artists, and special events. Jeni has received the accolade for distinguished service including the 2014 Inlander Peirone Prize and the 2014 Mayor’s Arts Awards for excellence in arts education.