2019 My Louisiana Equality & Equity Summit | Oct. 3-5, 2019 | Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge | 8470 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806


See who will be participating in this year's Summit

Will Snowden

Director of the Vera Institute of Justice New Orleans

Vivian Guillory

President of AAUW Louisiana

Vincenzo Pasquantonio

Director of the City of New Orleans Office of Human Rights and Equity

Victor Jones

Senior Supervising Attorney at the Southern Poverty Law Center

Tristi Charpentier

Vice-President of Strategic Initiatives, Huey & Angelina Wilson Foundation

Susan Fijman

Litigation Paralegal at the Southern Poverty Law Center

Sophia Mire Hill

Staff Attorney at the Southern Poverty Law Center

Skyra Rideaux

Founder/Co-Director of Conversation Starters

Sherie Thomas

President of the Women's Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Shelley Moore-White

Managing Attorney at

Sarah Berthelot

President/CEO - Louisiana Association of United Ways

Sandra “Candy” Shoemaker-Christophe

Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Licensed Addiction Counselor

Rev. Alexis Anderson

Executive Director of P.R.E.A.C.H.

Quentin Anthony Anderson

Executive Chairman of The Justice Alliance

Patricia Haynes-Smith

State Representative (LA-67)

Paizley Giovanni Armstrong

Core Member at the SU 771 Alliance

Norris Henderson

Executive Director of Voice Of The Experienced (VOTE)

Nishi Kumar

Staff Attorney at Promise of Justice Initiative

Nicole D. Scott

Founder/Executive Director of The BRidge Agency, INC.

Nicole Caridad Ralston

Associate Director of Education & Programming at Beloved Community

Neil Ranu

Senior Staff Attorney at the Southern Poverty Law Center

Michelle Erenberg

Executive Director of Lift Louisiana

Maxwell Ciardullo

Director of Policy and Communications at Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center

Lillian Singh

Vice President of Racial Wealth Equity at Prosperity Now

LaKedra Pam

OB/GYN Associate Program Director & Clinical Instructor at LSUHSC

Khalid Hudson

Sr. Organizer for Together Baton Rouge

Karléh Wilson

Policy Analyst for Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center

Julie Schwam Harris

Co-Chair of the Legislative Agenda for Women

Joyce James

Founder & President of The Middleburg Institute

Jody Owens

District Attorney-Elect, Hines County, MS

Jennifer Harding

Organizing Coordinator for VOTE

Jee Park

Executive Director of Innocence Project New Orleans (IPNO)

Jamila Johnson

Managing Attorney at Promise of Justice Initiative/Unanimous Jury Project

Jacqueline Nash Grant

Professor at the Southern University Law Center Juvenile Law Clinic

Guy Robison

President of PACE

Elsa Dimitriadis

Co-Founder of Conversation Starters

Dr. Sonia Daniels

Education Liaison

Dr. Kristen Alana Antoine-Morse

Founder/CEO of BELOVED Community for Restorative Justice

Dr. Aileen Hendricks

Founding Artistic Director of Louisiana Voices of Women Theatre Company

Dolfinette Martin

Operation Manager for Operation Restoration

Dianna R. Payton

CEO of the YWCA of Greater Baton Rouge

Derylle K. Spears

Law Intern for the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus

DeBrandin Brown Jr.

Core Member at SU 771 Alliance

Chris Lazare

Organizing Director for Real Justice PAC

Cheyenne Blackburn

Outreach Paralegal at the Southern Poverty Law Center

Cat Goughnour

Associate Director, Racial Wealth Equity at Prosperity Now

Caryn Blair

Equity Project Manager for the City of New Orleans

Carmen Green

Director of the National Birth Equity Collaborative

Ashley White

Bail Disruptor at The Bail Project