Press Releases

Get Out and Vote Canvassing Efforts Begin to Engage Black Voters Statewide

Get Out and Vote Canvassing Efforts Begin to Engage Black Voters Statewide

For Immediate Release New Orleans, LA–  Yesterday,  Monday, September 26, 2022, the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice (PCEJ) started ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Works to Increase Black Voter Engagement

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Works to Increase Black Voter Engagement

For Immediate Release Shreveport, LA– The Power Coalition for Equity and Justice (PCEJ) is gearing up for the November 8, ...
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Statement from Power Coalition CEO Ashley Shelton on Amicus Brief Release

Statement from Power Coalition CEO Ashley Shelton on Amicus Brief Release

For Immediate Release: Saturday, July 19, 2022 Baton Rouge, LA–  CEO and founder of Power Coalition for Equity and Justice ...
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PCEJ Celebrates Judicial Court Ruling that Declares EBR School Board Plan 22 Null and Void 

PCEJ Celebrates Judicial Court Ruling that Declares EBR School Board Plan 22 Null and Void 

For Immediate Release: Saturday, June 18, 2022 Baton Rouge, LA–  Yesterday, June 17, 2022, a decision from the 19th Judicial ...
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Statement from Power Coalition CEO Ashley Shelton on the Special Session 

Statement from Power Coalition CEO Ashley Shelton on the Special Session 

***PRESS STATEMENT*** For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 Baton Rouge, LA– CEO and founder of Power Coalition for Equity ...
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Federal Court Rules in Favor of Plaintiffs to Block Enacted Congressional Map 

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Plaintiffs to Block Enacted Congressional Map 

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Plaintiffs to Block Enacted Congressional Map  For Immediate Release: June 6, 2022 Baton Rouge, ...
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Community Leaders To Hold a Press Conference To Address Concern Around EBR School Budget

Community Leaders To Hold a Press Conference To Address Concern Around EBR School Budget

For Immediate Release: June 2, 2022 Baton Rouge, LA– June 2, 2022, About a dozen or more educators, lawmakers, and ...
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Hearing Wraps in Case Challenging Louisiana’s Congressional Map, Judge to Determine Whether New Map Must Be Drawn

Hearing Wraps in Case Challenging Louisiana’s Congressional Map, Judge to Determine Whether New Map Must Be Drawn

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 13, 2022 BATON ROUGE, LA – Today, a five-day evidentiary hearing for a preliminary injunction ...
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Preliminary injunction hearing set to begin in case challenging Louisiana’s new congressional map

Preliminary injunction hearing set to begin in case challenging Louisiana’s new congressional map

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** For Immediate Release: Monday, May 9, 2022 WHAT: An evidentiary hearing for a preliminary injunction is set to ...
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Power Coalition to put equity and justice at the front of the State Capitol

Power Coalition to put equity and justice at the front of the State Capitol

Baton Rouge, LA– On Thursday, April 21, 2022, Power Coalition for Equity and Justice (PCEJ) will host a Lobby Day ...
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Power Coalition partners with Bike-N-Vote and Level Up Campaign to engage young voters in Early Voting

Power Coalition partners with Bike-N-Vote and Level Up Campaign to engage young voters in Early Voting

New Orleans, LA– On Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. (CST), Power Coalition for Equity and Justice (PCEJ) in ...
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East Baton Rouge School Board Redistricting Special Meeting Results in Approval of Racially Gerrymandered Map

East Baton Rouge School Board Redistricting Special Meeting Results in Approval of Racially Gerrymandered Map

Baton Rouge, LA– On April 7, 2022, the East Baton Rouge (EBR) School Board met at the School Board Office ...
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Louisiana Legislature Overturns Governor’s Veto of Map Lacking a Second Majority-Black Congressional District; Civil Rights Groups File Suit Under Voting Rights Act

Louisiana Legislature Overturns Governor’s Veto of Map Lacking a Second Majority-Black Congressional District; Civil Rights Groups File Suit Under Voting Rights Act

March 30, 2022 – Today, the Louisiana legislature voted to overturn Governor John Bel Edwards’ veto of the Congressional map ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Press Conference Webinar

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Press Conference Webinar

For Immediate Release: March 18, 2022 New Orleans, LA– On Monday, March 21, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. (CST), Power Coalition ...
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Civil Rights Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana Congressional Map

Civil Rights Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana Congressional Map

For Immediate Release: March 15, 2022 Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), American Civil Liberties Union ...
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Governor Vetoes Proposed Congressional Maps

Governor Vetoes Proposed Congressional Maps

For Immediate Release: March 11, 2022 Baton Rouge, LA– Wednesday evening, Governor John Bel Edwards announced the decision to veto ...
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Legislative Redistricting Roadshow Comes to Lake Charles On Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Legislative Redistricting Roadshow Comes to Lake Charles On Wednesday, December 15, 2021

For Immediate Release: December 14, 2021 Lake Charles, LA-- On Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at the Tritico Theater at McNeese ...
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Power Coalition Makes Redistricting Grants to Encourage Equitable Redistricting Process

Power Coalition Makes Redistricting Grants to Encourage Equitable Redistricting Process

Power Coalition Makes Redistricting Grants to Encourage Equitable Redistricting Process For Immediate Release: December 6, 2021  New Orleans, LA-- Power ...
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Louisiana Statewide Election Saturday, November 13

Louisiana Statewide Election Saturday, November 13

For Immediate Release: November 12, 2021 Voters across the state can cast their ballot for Constitutional Amendments and local races ...
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Legislative Redistricting Roadshow Comes to Alexandria On Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Legislative Redistricting Roadshow Comes to Alexandria On Tuesday, November 9, 2021

For Immediate Release: November 9, 2021 Alexandria, LA-- On Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at the LSU Alexandria Ballroom, legislators will ...
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Louisiana Postpones Statewide Elections

Louisiana Postpones Statewide Elections

For Immediate Release: September 8, 2021 Baton Rouge, LA-- On September 8, ten days after Hurricane Ida made landfall, Governor ...
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Power Coalition Regrants Money to Organizations and Communities on the Ground in Response to Hurricane Ida

Power Coalition Regrants Money to Organizations and Communities on the Ground in Response to Hurricane Ida

For Immediate Release: September 7, 2021 New Orleans, LA-- Power Coalition for Equity and Justice is on the front lines ...
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Power Coalition Continues Canvassing for COVID-19 Vaccinations in Communities with Low Vaccination Rates

Power Coalition Continues Canvassing for COVID-19 Vaccinations in Communities with Low Vaccination Rates

For Immediate Release: July 19, 2021 Shreveport, LA --Louisiana’s vaccination is still lagging behind other states in the nation. Despite ...
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Governor Edwards Signs Two Democracy Expanding Bills Into Law

Governor Edwards Signs Two Democracy Expanding Bills Into Law

For Immediate Release: July 15, 2021 New Orleans, LA--Since April 2021, Power Coalition has been a part of the Bring ...
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Power Coalition Canvasses Communities to Get Out the Vaccine

Power Coalition Canvasses Communities to Get Out the Vaccine

For Immediate Release: July 12, 2021 New Orleans, LA--Since April 2021, Power Coalition has been a part of the Bring ...
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Power Coalition and SCSJ Train 3 Redistricting Fellows

Power Coalition and SCSJ Train 3 Redistricting Fellows

Power Coalition and SCSJ Train 3 Redistricting Fellows Power Coalition and Southern Coalition for Social Justice train three redistricting fellows ...
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Power Coalition and YWCA Greater Baton Rouge Partner on Juneteenth Bail Out

Power Coalition and YWCA Greater Baton Rouge Partner on Juneteenth Bail Out

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 18 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice and YWCA Greater Baton Rouge pay bail for ...
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Juneteenth Weekend Events

Juneteenth Weekend Events

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 17 Power Coalition and partners across Louisiana are hosting events and engaging in work in ...
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Democracy Expanding Bills Become Law

Democracy Expanding Bills Become Law

For Immediate Release: June 16 Power Coalition and partners help to pass democracy expanding bills in Louisiana. Baton Rouge, LA-- ...
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Prominent Southern University Alumni Release New Book: The HBCU Experience: Southern University System Edition

Prominent Southern University Alumni Release New Book: The HBCU Experience: Southern University System Edition

For immediate release-- June 9, 2021 Prominent Southern University Alumni Release New Book: The HBCU Experience: Southern University System Edition ...
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House Bill 286 to Extend Early Voting Passes Senate and Headed to Governor's Desk

House Bill 286 to Extend Early Voting Passes Senate and Headed to Governor’s Desk

House Bill 286 to Extend Early Voting Passes Senate and Headed to Governor's Desk Baton Rouge, LA-- HB 286 to ...
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House Bill 285 to Increase Time in Voting Booth Unanimously Passes Senate and Headed to Governor's Desk

House Bill 285 to Increase Time in Voting Booth Unanimously Passes Senate and Headed to Governor’s Desk

For immediate release-- May 19, 2021 House Bill 285 to Increase Time in Voting Booth Unanimously Passes Senate and Headed ...
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Power Coalition and Partners Hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Events to “Bring Back Louisiana”

Power Coalition and Partners Hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Events to “Bring Back Louisiana”

For immediate release- April 27, 2021 Power Coalition and Partners Hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Events to “Bring Back Louisiana” New Orleans, ...
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Power Coalition joins forces with the Department of Health and LPHI to “Bring Back Louisiana”

Power Coalition joins forces with the Department of Health and LPHI to “Bring Back Louisiana”

For immediate release- April 23, 2021 Power Coalition joins forces with the Department of Health and LPHI to “Bring Back ...
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“Time” Oscar Watch Party and Celebration

“Time” Oscar Watch Party and Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-- April 23, 2021 “Time” Oscar Watch Party and Celebration New Orleans, LA-- Criminal Justice reform advocates will ...
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Political Redistricting Shapes Local and Federal Elections

Political Redistricting Shapes Local and Federal Elections

**PRESS RELEASE** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- April 20, 2021 Political Redistricting Shapes Local and Federal Elections New Orleans, LA-- On March ...
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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill passes in Shreveport

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill passes in Shreveport

**PRESS RELEASE** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- March 24, 2021 Marijuana Decriminalization Bill passes in Shreveport SHREVEPORT, LA On Tuesday, March 23rd, ...
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Power Coalition and Partners Host Congressional House District 2 Candidate Forum

Power Coalition and Partners Host Congressional House District 2 Candidate Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-February 10, 2021 Power Coalition and Partners Host Congressional House District 2 Candidate Forum To help the public ...
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Artists & Advocates Join Forces to Call for an Equitable and Just City Budget

Artists & Advocates Join Forces to Call for an Equitable and Just City Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-December 3, 2020 Artists & Advocates Join Forces to Call for an Equitable and Just City Budget Election ...
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Artists & Advocates Join Forces to Call for an Equitable and Just City Budget

Artists & Advocates Join Forces to Call for an Equitable and Just City Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--November 16, 2020 Artists & Advocates Join Forces to Call for an Equitable and Just City Budget As ...
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Power Coalition & Partners to Provide Rides to the Polls & Voter Protection on Election Day

Power Coalition & Partners to Provide Rides to the Polls & Voter Protection on Election Day

Power Coalition & Partners to Provide Rides to the Polls & Voter Protection on Election Day The Power Coalition for ...
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Vote Your Voice: In Louisiana, grantee organizations counter state’s strict rule on absentee voting

Vote Your Voice: In Louisiana, grantee organizations counter state’s strict rule on absentee voting

LaKeshia Barnett avoids contact with the public in her job at the U.S. Postal Service, where she wears a mask ...
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In Wake of Hurricane Zeta, Power Coalition, NAACP LDF, ADL ask Sec. of State Ardoin to Extend Absentee Voting Deadlines

In Wake of Hurricane Zeta, Power Coalition, NAACP LDF, ADL ask Sec. of State Ardoin to Extend Absentee Voting Deadlines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 30, 2020 In Wake of Hurricane Zeta, Power Coalition, NAACP LDF, ADL ask Sec. of State Ardoin ...
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Power Coalition Executive Director Ashley Shelton to Join Webinar to Launch “Portrait of Louisiana 2020” Report on Thurs., Oct. 29

Power Coalition Executive Director Ashley Shelton to Join Webinar to Launch “Portrait of Louisiana 2020” Report on Thurs., Oct. 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 28, 2020 Power Coalition Executive Director Ashley Shelton to Join Webinar to Launch “Portrait of Louisiana 2020” ...
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Voters Overcome Long Lines in West Jefferson Parish

Voters Overcome Long Lines in West Jefferson Parish

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 23, 2020 The Power Coalition for Equity and Justice, Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) & others to ...
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Voters Overcome Long Lines in West Jefferson Parish

Voters Overcome Long Lines in West Jefferson Parish

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 17, 2020 Voters Overcome Long Lines in West Jefferson Parish Concerns about polling locations not being able ...
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Every Day of Early Voting is Election Day!

Every Day of Early Voting is Election Day!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 16, 2020 Every Day of Early Voting is Election Day! Early voting opens in Louisiana today, Friday, ...
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Workers to Rally on Capitol Steps Monday Morning Before House Labor Committee Hearing

Workers to Rally on Capitol Steps Monday Morning Before House Labor Committee Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 11, 2020 Workers to Rally on Capitol Steps Monday Morning Before House Labor Committee Hearing Louisiana’s workers ...
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Federal Judge Rules that Louisiana Must Expand Early Voting, Vote-By-Mail Options

Federal Judge Rules that Louisiana Must Expand Early Voting, Vote-By-Mail Options

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--September 17, 2020 Federal Judge Rules that Louisiana Must Expand Early Voting, Vote-By-Mail Options In a decision handed ...
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Power Coalition Hosts Census Week, Voting Mass Meeting & Redistricting Academies Amid Voting Lawsuit Hearings

Power Coalition Hosts Census Week, Voting Mass Meeting & Redistricting Academies Amid Voting Lawsuit Hearings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--September 14, 2020 Power Coalition Hosts Census Week, Voting Mass Meeting & Redistricting Academies Amid Voting Lawsuit Hearings ...
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Federal Judge to Hear Louisiana Election Lawsuit on Tuesday & Wednesday

Federal Judge to Hear Louisiana Election Lawsuit on Tuesday & Wednesday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--September 4, 2020 Federal Judge to Hear Louisiana Election Lawsuit on Tuesday & Wednesday The plaintiffs (who include ...
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Hurricane Laura Victims Are Suffering in Silence

Hurricane Laura Victims Are Suffering in Silence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--September 3, 2020 Hurricane Laura Victims Are Suffering in Silence Hurricane Laura was yet another blow to a ...
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Federal Court to Hold Status Hearing on Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana’s Election Plan

Federal Court to Hold Status Hearing on Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana’s Election Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--August 25, 2020 Federal Court to Hold Status Hearing on Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana’s Election Plan   Tomorrow, Wednesday, August ...
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With State Government at an Impasse Over Election Plan, Lawsuit Likely to Decide Issue

With State Government at an Impasse Over Election Plan, Lawsuit Likely to Decide Issue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--August 4, 2020 With State Government at an Impasse Over Election Plan, Lawsuit Likely to Decide Issue   Yesterday, ...
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Census Deadline is Cut Short; But Why?

Census Deadline is Cut Short; But Why?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--August 4, 2020 Louisiana Unemployed Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Joins NAACP Election Lawsuit This week, the ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Joins NAACP Election Lawsuit

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Joins NAACP Election Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--August 4, 2020 Louisiana Unemployed Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Joins NAACP Election Lawsuit  Yesterday, Monday, August ...
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Louisiana Unemployed Workers to Visit Regional Offices of Sens. Cassidy & Kennedy to Demand Continuation of $600 Unemployment Benefit

Louisiana Unemployed Workers to Visit Regional Offices of Sens. Cassidy & Kennedy to Demand Continuation of $600 Unemployment Benefit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--July 29, 2020 Louisiana Unemployed Workers to Visit Regional Offices of Sens. Cassidy & Kennedy to Demand Continuation ...
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Advocates Reach Out to Sec. of State Ardoin About Emergency Election Plan for the Fall

Advocates Reach Out to Sec. of State Ardoin About Emergency Election Plan for the Fall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--July 28, 2020 Advocates Reach Out to Sec. of State Ardoin About Emergency Election Plan for the Fall ...
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First grants awarded; second round application process underway

First grants awarded; second round application process underway

The Southern Poverty Law Center today announced the first 12 organizations to receive grants from its Vote Your Voice initiative ...
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Louisiana Mayors to Discuss Federal Aid for Local Governments During Tele-Town Hall

Louisiana Mayors to Discuss Federal Aid for Local Governments During Tele-Town Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--July 21, 2020 Louisiana Mayors to Discuss Federal Aid for Local Governments During Tele-Town Hall Tomorrow, Wednesday, July ...
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Power Coalition's July 11 Louisiana Election Report

Power Coalition’s July 11 Louisiana Election Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--July 15, 2020 Power Coalition's July 11 Louisiana Election Report Louisiana’s twice-delayed Presidential Primary elections, which finally took ...
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Turn Up Tuesdays to Confront Barriers to the Ballot Ahead of Primaries in Alabama and Louisiana

Turn Up Tuesdays to Confront Barriers to the Ballot Ahead of Primaries in Alabama and Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEKiren Marshall, The Leadership Conference, marshall@civilrights.orgPhoebe Plagens, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. 212.965.2235, pplagens@naacpldf.org WASHINGTON – ...
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Louisiana House Unanimously Passes House Resolution 46

Louisiana House Unanimously Passes House Resolution 46

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--July 1, 2020 Louisiana House Unanimously Passes House Resolution 46 The Power Coalition for Equity and Justice teamed ...
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Power Coalition Announces Three Staff Additions

Power Coalition Announces Three Staff Additions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 30, 2020 Power Coalition Announces Three Staff Additions During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Power Coalition for Equity ...
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Looking Back on a Powerful Juneteenth Week

Looking Back on a Powerful Juneteenth Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 26, 2020 Looking Back on a Powerful Juneteenth Week The Power Coalition for Equity and Justice and ...
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Judge’s Ruling Means Louisiana Voters Won’t Get Same Access to Ballot as Most Other Americans

Judge’s Ruling Means Louisiana Voters Won’t Get Same Access to Ballot as Most Other Americans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 24, 2020 Judge’s Ruling Means Louisiana Voters Won’t Get Same Access to Ballot as Most Other Americans ...
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Dynisha Hugle Becomes First Black Woman in National Network to Lead Statewide Data Department

Dynisha Hugle Becomes First Black Woman in National Network to Lead Statewide Data Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 23, 2020 Dynisha Hugle Becomes First Black Woman in National Network to Lead Statewide Data Department The ...
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Celebrating Juneteenth: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Celebrating Juneteenth: Looking Back and Looking Forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 19, 2020 Celebrating Juneteenth: Looking Back and Looking Forward Today, Friday, June 19, is officially Juneteenth--the holiday ...
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“I Am A Man”: Power Coalition Supports Striking Sanitation Workers

“I Am A Man”: Power Coalition Supports Striking Sanitation Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 17, 2020 “I Am A Man”: Power Coalition Supports Striking Sanitation Workers Today, Wednesday, June 17, the ...
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Power Coalition’s Juneteenth Week Continues with a Census Day of Action & Virtual Collegiate Kickback

Power Coalition’s Juneteenth Week Continues with a Census Day of Action & Virtual Collegiate Kickback

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 16, 2020 Power Coalition’s Juneteenth Week Continues with a Census Day of Action & Virtual Collegiate Kickback ...
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Power Coalition to Kick-Off Juneteenth Week with Interfaith Healing & Day of Action

Power Coalition to Kick-Off Juneteenth Week with Interfaith Healing & Day of Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 15, 2020 Power Coalition to Kick-Off Juneteenth Week with Interfaith Healing & Day of Action Today, at ...
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Celebrate Juneteenth Week with the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice 

Celebrate Juneteenth Week with the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 12, 2020 Celebrate Juneteenth Week with the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice As part of the ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Calls for Reflection, Action & Systemic Change

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Calls for Reflection, Action & Systemic Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--June 3, 2020 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Calls for Reflection, Action & Systemic Change Now is ...
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LDF Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana Voting Requirements That Put Voters at Risk Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

LDF Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana Voting Requirements That Put Voters at Risk Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--May 7, 2020 LDF Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana Voting Requirements That Put Voters at Risk Amid COVID-19 ...
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Councilmember Brossett and Colleagues Adopt Resolution to Suspend of Residential Evictions During COVID-19

Councilmember Brossett and Colleagues Adopt Resolution to Suspend of Residential Evictions During COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--May 7, 2020 Councilmember Brossett and Colleagues Adopt Resolution to Suspend of Residential Evictions During COVID-19 NEW ORLEANS ...
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Advocates Object to Legislature’s Timing

Advocates Object to Legislature’s Timing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--May 2, 2020 Advocates Object to Legislature’s Timing  In a letter to Senate President Cortez and House Speaker ...
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Kenya Slaughter Never Planned to be a Front-line Worker, but That’s Exactly What She’s Become

Kenya Slaughter Never Planned to be a Front-line Worker, but That’s Exactly What She’s Become

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--April 28, 2020 Kenya Slaughter Never Planned to be a Front-line Worker, but That’s Exactly What She’s Become ...
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Voting Officials Checking Ballots by Jason Redmond

Louisiana Legislature to Consider New Emergency Election Plan This Morning

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--April 22, 2020 Louisiana Legislature to Consider New Emergency Election Plan This Morning After failing to approve Secretary ...
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Senate Committee Kills Emergency Election Plan

Senate Committee Kills Emergency Election Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--April 16, 2020 Senate Committee Kills Emergency Election Plan Yesterday, the Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee deferred on ...
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Louisiana Advocacy Groups to Monitor Secretary of State’s Emergency Election Plan

Louisiana Advocacy Groups to Monitor Secretary of State’s Emergency Election Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--April 14, 2020 Louisiana Advocacy Groups to Monitor Secretary of State’s Emergency Election Plan More than two dozen ...
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Advocacy Groups Release Comprehensive  Roadmap to an Equitable COVID-19 Response and  Recovery

Advocacy Groups Release Comprehensive Roadmap to an Equitable COVID-19 Response and Recovery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--​April 13, 2020 Advocacy Groups Release Comprehensive Roadmap to an Equitable COVID-19 Response and Recovery Louisiana advocacy organizations ...
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DOZENS OF CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS FOR PEOPLE IN STATE PRISONS, JAILS AND FEDERAL DETENTION IN THE DEEP SOUTH

DOZENS OF CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS FOR PEOPLE IN STATE PRISONS, JAILS AND FEDERAL DETENTION IN THE DEEP SOUTH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--March 17, 2020 DOZENS OF CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS FOR PEOPLE IN STATE PRISONS, JAILS AND ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Informs Louisiana’s Communities About Local Resources During Outbreak

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Informs Louisiana’s Communities About Local Resources During Outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--​March 17 2020 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Informs Louisiana’s Communities About Local Resources During Outbreak The ...
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DOZENS OF CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS FOR PEOPLE IN STATE PRISONS, JAILS AND FEDERAL DETENTION IN THE DEEP SOUTH

DOZENS OF CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS DEMAND CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS FOR PEOPLE IN STATE PRISONS, JAILS AND FEDERAL DETENTION IN THE DEEP SOUTH

Montgomery, Alabama — With the coronavirus spreading quickly across the country, dozens of civil rights groups including the Southern Poverty ...
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Dozens of Civil Rights Groups Demand Coronavirus Precautions For People in State Prisons, Jails and Federal Detention in the Deep South

Dozens of Civil Rights Groups Demand Coronavirus Precautions For People in State Prisons, Jails and Federal Detention in the Deep South

Montgomery, Alabama — With the coronavirus spreading quickly across the country, dozens of civil rights groups including the Southern Poverty ...
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In the Face of a Public Health Crisis, We Must Protect Our Most Vulnerable Populations

In the Face of a Public Health Crisis, We Must Protect Our Most Vulnerable Populations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--March 16, 2020 In the Face of a Public Health Crisis, We Must Protect Our Most Vulnerable Populations ...
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Fair Districts Louisiana, Power Coalition Introduce Election Integrity Package

Fair Districts Louisiana, Power Coalition Introduce Election Integrity Package

March 10, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stephen Kearny, Co-Founder, Fair Districts Louisiana // fairdistrictslouisiana@gmail.com // 225-235-7955 Contact: Peter Robins-Brown, ...
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Cover of the Powerful Impact Get Out & Vote Campaign 2019 Report

Report: “Powerful Impact” Explains High Turnout Among Voters of Color in 2019 LA Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--February 19, 2020 Report: “Powerful Impact” Explains High Turnout Among Voters of Color in 2019 LA Elections Power ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Asks Faith Leaders to Join Our ‘Census Sunday’ Initiative

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Asks Faith Leaders to Join Our ‘Census Sunday’ Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--February 13, 2020 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Asks Faith Leaders to Join Our ‘Census Sunday’ Initiative ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice  to Launch Census Outreach Campaign

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice to Launch Census Outreach Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--February 13, 2020 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice to Launch Census Outreach Campaign As part of our ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Propels Huge Boost in Turnout Among Voters of Color in 2019 Louisiana Elections

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Propels Huge Boost in Turnout Among Voters of Color in 2019 Louisiana Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--November 19, 2019 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Propels Huge Boost in Turnout Among Voters of Color ...
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Get on the “Early Voting Express” with the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice

Get on the “Early Voting Express” with the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--November 5, 2019 Get on the “Early Voting Express” with the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice. Pickups ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice to Join the Moderators and Ministers of Greater New Orleans and Step Up Louisiana in Launching Early Voting Turnout in New Orleans

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice to Join the Moderators and Ministers of Greater New Orleans and Step Up Louisiana in Launching Early Voting Turnout in New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 31, 2019 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice to Join the Moderators and Ministers of Greater New ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Turning Out and Protecting Voters

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Turning Out and Protecting Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 11, 2019 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Turning Out and Protecting Voters This Election Day, the ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice & Partners Post Candidate Responses to Redistricting Pledge

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice & Partners Post Candidate Responses to Redistricting Pledge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 10, 2019 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice & Partners Post Candidate Responses to Redistricting Pledge Working ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice and PolicyLink Release Louisiana Health Equity Atlas

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice and PolicyLink Release Louisiana Health Equity Atlas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 10, 2019 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice and PolicyLink Release Louisiana Health Equity Atlas The Louisiana ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice, Voice of the Experienced, and Black Voters Matter Team Up for Statewide GOTV Bus Tour

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice, Voice of the Experienced, and Black Voters Matter Team Up for Statewide GOTV Bus Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 10, 2019 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice, Voice of the Experienced, and Black Voters Matter Team ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Adds More Voter Education Tools & Resources to Website

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Adds More Voter Education Tools & Resources to Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--October 9, 2019 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Adds More Voter Education Tools & Resources to Website ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice  Goes Live with Our 2019 Legislator Scorecard

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Goes Live with Our 2019 Legislator Scorecard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--September 30, 2019 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Goes Live with Our 2019 Legislator Scorecard To kick ...
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Power Coalition for Equity and Justice, Partners Launch 2019 Get Out the Vote Campaign

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice, Partners Launch 2019 Get Out the Vote Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--September 11, 2019 Power Coalition for Equity and Justice, Partners Launch 2019 Get Out the Vote Campaign This ...
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Governor Signs House Bill 397

Governor Signs House Bill 397

PRESS RELEASE: Governor Signs House Bill 397! Defendants Who Can’t Afford to Pay Criminal Fines and Fees Will No Longer ...
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Anthony Levine, Sr. Highlights Power Coalition for My Cause My Cleats

Anthony Levine, Sr. Highlights Power Coalition for My Cause My Cleats

Anthony Levine, Sr. Highlights Power Coalition for My Cause My Cleats Anthony Levine, Sr., native of Abbeville, Louisiana, two time ...
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