Patois Film Collective to Host Short Film Screening Series Focused on Prison Abolition, Community Activists to Speak on Prison Industrial Complex During Corresponding Panel

September 19, 2023

Beyond Walls—a project in partnership with Working Films—will feature five short documentaries and a panel with local justice advocates from New Orleans for Community Oversight of Police and more September 28, 2023, New Orleans, LA – The Patois Film Collective has partnered with Working Films and New Orleans-based advocacy organizations to host the free screening series Beyond […]

Girls Play Trumpets Too Hosts Debut Performance Showcasing Work and Talents of 15 Young Participants

May 18, 2023

Program introduces young women to the trumpet to enhance representation in a male-dominated part of the music industry The first cohort of participants in the Girls Play Trumpet Too program will celebrate months of work with a debut performance at Cafe Istanbul on Saturday, May 20 at 3:00 p.m. The nonprofit, started by musician and […]

Crescent Canna Sponsors Bayou Boogaloo

May 15, 2023

  With their official VIP sponsorship, the makers of Crescent 9 THC Seltzer become the first cannabis company to sponsor a New Orleans music festival.   NEW ORLEANS (May 9, 2022) — Crescent Canna, a New Orleans-based cannabis company, will be the official VIP sponsor of Bayou Boogaloo, which is taking place on Bayou St. John […]

Statement From Save Our Soul (SOS) Coalition

November 10, 2021

The Save Our Soul Coalition (S0S) wants to thank Mayor Cantrell for listening to the voices of the citizens who are united in their desire that Congo Square, the Morris F.X. Jeff Municipal Auditorium and Louis Armstrong Park remain as the premiere historic cultural center for New Orleans. In the Administration’s announcement today there was […]

Abolish State Violence Against Women, Folks & Families Rally and March

October 1, 2020

The New Orleans Workers Group in solidarity with Reproductive Justice Action Collective, Women With A Vision, the New Orleans Abortion Fund, Familias Unidas in Accion, New Orleans People’s Assembly and Louisiana Movement for Workers Councils calls on all people of conscience to demand an end to the medical experimentation and forced sterilization of women, folks […]

Unemployed Workers National Day of Action New Orleans! Don’t Starve, Fight!!

August 28, 2020

Who: Dozens of unemployed workers along with Step Up Louisiana, UNITE HERE Local 23, IATSE Local 478, New Orleans DSA, Jane’s Place Neighborhood Sustainability Initiative, and New Orleans Renter’s Rights Assembly Where: Outside of Senator John Kennedy’s office, 500 Poydras Street When: Tuesday, September 1 @ 10AM Visuals: Civil Disobedience action in order to call attention […]

 Workers Solidarity Caravan with Migrant Hunger Strikers and all Immigrants: GEO Corportion Profiting from Human Misery

August 12, 2020

The New Orleans Workers Group made up of employed and unemployed workers is organizing a motorcade to the prison at Pine Prairie to show solidarity with African detainees on hunger strike and all our detained brothers and sisters in this hideous prison. Currently, 48 African migrants (most from Cameroon) are on a hunger strike to […]

Support is Pouring in from College and High School Democrats From Across the State For Lynda Woolard

August 4, 2020

Lynda Woolard has worked collaboratively and provided leadership and training to College Democrats and High School Democrats throughout her organizing and campaign career. She has innovative ideas and strategic plans to ensure that young people and young adults are engaged and involved in the work with the Louisiana Democratic Party. When asked about her plans […]

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