Op-Eds

In Louisiana, and across the U.S., we are seeing a disproportionate number of Black people die from this virus. (Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

The Coronavirus Is Devastating Already Devastated Communities

The Coronavirus Is Devastating Already Devastated Communities The people and equity-centered recovery approach we are putting forward is intended to ...
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United Way: Coronavius crisis makes equity and progress more important

United Way: Coronavius crisis makes equity and progress more important

United Way: Coronavius crisis makes equity and progress more important BY KIM SPORT and CHARMAINE CACCIOPPI MAY 4, 2020 - ...
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Guest column: Start to plan for long-term vision of more just and prosperous Louisiana

Guest column: Start to plan for long-term vision of more just and prosperous Louisiana

Guest column: Start to plan for long-term vision of more just and prosperous Louisiana By MELISSA S. FLOURNOY APR 29, 2020 ...
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I Never Planned to Be a Front-Line Worker at Dollar General

I Never Planned to Be a Front-Line Worker at Dollar General

I Never Planned to Be a Front-Line Worker at Dollar General By Kenya Slaughter Ms. Slaughter works at Dollar General ...
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Letters: Voters' commitment to Medicaid mean Louisiana is better off in crisis

Letters: Voters’ commitment to Medicaid mean Louisiana is better off in crisis

Letters: Voters' commitment to Medicaid mean Louisiana is better off in crisis by Ashley Shelton, Executive Director for the Power ...
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Letters: No way for an ordinary worker to win in today's system

Letters: No way for an ordinary worker to win in today’s system

Letters: No way for an ordinary worker to win in today's system BY CLARIONTA JONES MARCH 30, 2020 - 6:00 PM ...
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Our Views: Looking for an easy way to contribute? Fill out that census questionnaire

Our Views: Looking for an easy way to contribute? Fill out that census questionnaire

Our Views: Looking for an easy way to contribute? Fill out that census questionnaire Staff Editorial for The Advocate By ...
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Our Views: In 2020, let's all stand up and be counted

Our Views: In 2020, let’s all stand up and be counted

Our Views: In 2020, let's all stand up and be counted STAFF EDITORIAL |  JAN 1, 2020 - 6:00 AM ...
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Families and Activism Drive Real Change in Louisiana

Families and Activism Drive Real Change in Louisiana

Families and Activism Drive Real Change in Louisiana In an opinion essay, Ashley Shelton of the Power Coalition in Louisiana ...
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Raise minimum wage, as the people want politicians to do

Raise minimum wage, as the people want politicians to do

BY ASHLEY SHELTON and MATT WOOD The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed the Raise the Wage Act, which ...
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Kyle Ardoin can be a leader in ensuring fair, impartial elections

Kyle Ardoin can be a leader in ensuring fair, impartial elections

Louisiana is making progress towards ensuring free and fair elections for all voters. In addition to taking steps towards replacing ...
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