September 20, 2016


Ashé Cultural Arts Center

Ashé Cultural Arts Center is an organization that creates and supports programs, activities, and creative works emphasizing the contributions of people of African descent.

American Friends Service Committee

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action.

Equal Voice Action

Equal Voice Action (EVA) is a national family-led membership organization focused on eliminating social and economic inequality for families in the United States, in particular for poor and low-income families, who too often do not have a voice in policymaking.

Louisiana Prison Education Coalition

Louisiana Prison Education Coalition is a group of people that are committed to increasing the educational opportunities for the 45,000 people currently in prison in Louisiana and all those directly impacted by the prison system.

Power Coalition

The Power Coalition is building a statewide People’s Agenda to focus on the critical social and economic justice issues affecting people of color and low-income families in Louisiana.

People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond

The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond focuses on understanding what racism is, where it comes from, how it functions, why it persists and how it can be undone.

New Steps Re-entry

New Steps Reentry for Youth mission is to reduce youth incarceration,recidivism and violence. We educate families and communities on the needs of youth reintegrating back home from prison, to make sure they do not return to jail.

ReThink New Orleans

Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools is a youth organizing and leadership development organization that uses participatory education and action research to build organizing and leadership skills of New Orleans youth.

C&C Catering

Charmaine Washington and C&C Catering is currently working to establish a food and financial security safety net for families impacted by school to prison pipeline.