The Road to Equal Justice: New Orleans

April 9 and July 9, 2021

The Road to Equal Justice in New Orleans took place on April 9 and July 9, 2021 with 39 participants from 28 organizations. The first session covered data analysis and visualization strategies while the second session covered media and social media strategies. The 39 organizations represented a combined 15,410 constituents in New Orleans.

Top issues: Criminal Justice Reform, Economic Justice, Education, Fair Housing

Top technology needs: Data Analysis and Visualization, Social Media Strategies, and Survey/Data Collection Tools

Notable participants: Derwyn Bunton, Chief Public Defender of the Orleans Public Defender, Will Snowden, Director of Vera Institute of Justice, Ashley Reid, Senior Business Strategist for Hootsuite, Syrita Steib, Executive Director & Founder of Operation Restoration

The workshops in New Orleans honored Louisiana civil rights leader Rev. John H. Scott and the John H. Scott Memorial Fund celebrating its 40th year providing scholarships in his name.