Let’s Set The Record Straight

March 17, 2023

It is with great concern that I must address the recent attacks on my character.  It has become abundantly clear that Voice of the Ex-Offender / Voters Organized to Educate (VOTE) does NOT advocate for redemption and support for formerly incarcerated individuals, as they claim. Instead of applauding the candidacy of a formerly incarcerated woman […]


Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition Correct Misinformation

September 28, 2021

Leaders of OPPRC reached out to their supporters yesterday to correct any misconceptions members might have had about the Help Not Handcuffs (HNH) campaign based on inaccurate information published in a recent article in by Antigravity Magazine. OPPRC’s Sade Dumas voiced strong concerns about the article’s “false and wildly malicious statements.” The story directly named […]


Civil Rights Groups Call for Independent Oversight of LSP Following Ronald Greene Footage Release

May 20, 2021

In a scathing joint statement released Thursday the NAACP, ACLU of Louisiana, VOTE, ADL South Central Region, Urban League of Louisiana, and the VERA Institute for Justice issued a statement calling on Gov. John Bel Edwards to implement independent, third-party oversight of the Louisiana State Police (LSP) following the release of horrific footage of the […]


Legislative Updates: Conservative Bill Would Force National Anthem To Be Played at Public Sporting Events; Police Reform and Housing Legislation Also Considered

May 13, 2021

Should Athletes Be Forced To Sing National Anthem That Includes a Racist 3rd Stanza? Over the strong concerns of several Black members, the House Judiciary Committee today passed out SB 124 by Sharon Hewitt that would mandate that the National Anthem be played or sung at every sporting event at any venue paid for by […]


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