Ms. Yasha Clark, a 2017 LLBC Intern has been selected to participate in the 2018 Emerging Leaders: Japan Exchange Program “KAKEHASHI Project” from March 20-30, 2018. The program is sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Leadership Institute. The LLBC is extremely proud of Ms. Clark and wish her the best in all her future endeavors.
Representative Patricia Haynes Smith has been recognized with several prestigious awards. Representative Smith was recognized as a Friend of Education by the Louisiana Federation of Teachers at their Winter Leadership Conference. Representative Smith was also recognized at the Deaf Education Summit with the Advocacy Award. The Supported Living Network also recognized Representative Smith with the Profiles and Courage Award on February 15, 2018
Representative Joseph Bouie, Jr. has been recognized by the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center with the 2018 Mondale-Brooke Award for Fair Housing Leadership and Civic Participation #FairHousing #CivicParticipation