Black people make up only 32% of Louisiana’s total population but account for over two-thirds of the prison population
Nearly 1 in 7 children in the state of Louisiana experience parental incarceration which is four times the national average
The number of children impacted by parental incarceration in the state of Louisiana
Since DBI started in May 2018, we have mentored over 70 girls impacted by parental incarceration in New Orleans and the surrounding areas.
We provide girls with incarcerated parents, ages 8-18 with a safe space to learn and grow. Our after-school programming is Monday – Thursday from 4:30pm – 6:30pm at our offices that was created by girls just like them. We equipped them with tools to learn:
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