Monthly Archives: September 2015

Cheers, Judge Brown!

Judge Paula Brown will be awarded the Acclaim Award for Leadership tomorrow evening. She was elected to Civil District Court for Orleans Parish in 2010. A native of Oceans Springs, Mississippi, Judge Brown attended the A.B. Freeman School of Business … Continue reading

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Kudos, BreakOUT!

Forum for Equality is proud to present this year’s Acclaim Award for Political Activism to BreakOUT! BreakOUT! was founded in 2011 by a small group of LGBTQ youth of color in response to discriminatory policing in New Orleans. BreakOUT! has … Continue reading

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Brava, Rabbi Berk!

Rabbi Alexis Berk accepted the position of Rabbi of Touro Synagogue in the summer of 2008. Since then, Rabbi Berk has been a leading voice in the New Orleans area for human rights and social justice. This Saturday, September 26, … Continue reading

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Congrats, Doug!

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting our very deserving Acclaim Awards winners this year. Doug Hallward-Driemeier will be receiving our Legal Award in a very special year for our movement. As head of the Appellate and … Continue reading

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