Reign LaCour is the child of an incarcerated parent, a youth advocate for kids with incarcerated parents, and the youth coordinator of Daughters Beyond Incarceration. A native of New Orleans, Reign is an expert on trauma due to parental incarceration and being a youth advocate. She is dedicated to educating communities on best practices for shifting paradigms and creating safe and supportive environments for children living with incarcerated parents (CIPs) to decrease trauma-related stress and anxiety and nurture success. Reign is often called upon to speak on panels; Reign uses platforms available to her to raise the public’s consciousness on the hardships CIPs (Children of incarcerated Parents) face. Reign is a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School where she graduated at the age of 17.