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Getting Women Elected in Louisiana, with Melanie Oubre and Jennifer Greene of Emerge Louisiana | Episode 275

The third in a series of interviews in Louisiana, Jennifer Greene and Melanie Oubre discuss their efforts in recruiting, training and ...
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Women in Louisiana politics discuss hurdles faced, ways to overcome them at LSU event

When her daughter was in just the first grade, lobbyist Marie DesOrmeaux Centanni brought her to the Louisiana Capitol to see how the Legislature ...
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Guest column: Is 2019 the year of the Louisiana woman?

This fall, the people of Louisiana will once again elect state legislators — both representatives and senators — in every district across the state. ...
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Black women’s groups exercising new political power going into 2020 presidential campaign

WASHINGTON – After historic midterms, when they helped Democrats recapture the House of Representatives, women of color are moving fast ...
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This mom is pushing to use campaign funds for child care. It could help parents around the country.

This mom is pushing to use campaign funds for child care. It could help parents around the country. Caitlin Clarkson Pereira is one of a growing ...
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Local women graduate from politics program

More women are stepping into politics and a local organization is helping. The organization is called Emerge Louisiana and it’s celebrating ...
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2018 Influential Women in Business: Beverly Brooks Thompson

Photo by Collin Richie Hometown: Houston Age: 48 Family: Married to Corky Thompson, with three sons—Brennan, William and Dalton—and niece ...
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Emerging goal: More females involved in Democratic politics

POLITICS READY: Among the Baton Rouge-area women going through the Emerge program are, from left, Alsie Dunbar, Belinda Davis and Morgan ...
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Political group urges more women to run for office in LA

WEST MONROE, La, (KNOE) – A state political group is recruiting democratic women to run for office. The group is called “Emerge ...
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Emerge Louisiana Works To Close The Gender Gap In Public Office

Women make up more than half of the population in the US, but they hold less than a third of elected offices. To discuss this ...
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