Dear Friends,

We are thrilled to welcome Jason Wynne Hughes as our new Chief of Staff at the 100,000 Strong Foundation. As an education expert and government affairs veteran, Jason will play a critical role managing the foundation’s growing team and serving as the lead coordinator of the 1 Million Strong campaign.

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Jason Hughes, 100K Strong Chief of Staff

Jason has extensive managerial and external relations experience. He comes to the foundation from the education advocacy group Stand for Children, where he served as Director of Governmental Affairs in Louisiana. He also worked with Carter and Associates International on governmental affairs and strategic partnerships, and served as Director of Federal Relations for the City of New Orleans. A Louisiana native, Jason’s experience includes external affairs roles for Southern University System, then-Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and the then-Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco.Please join us in welcoming Jason to our team!Thanks, as always, for your support.

Carola McGiffert
President & CEO