Democracy Project evolved out of a philosophy that acknowledges the inherent benefits
of a heightened participation by the general public in the democratic process. We
have begun to make solid progress in mobilizing the community. Although the organization has sometimes struggled
to survive in the harsh political environment of Louisiana, we have
made concerted efforts to stabilize the organization and engage in ongoing strategic development.
· Organized workshops on ballot access, right-to-know and campaign finance reform
· Conducted workshops on mini-grant writing
· Held parent forums on High Stakes Testing of public school students
· Participated in EPA hearings on Title 6
Stephanie Anthony, currently serves as
LDPs Executive Director, has been very instrumental in the national movement for campaign finance reform. In a very short time, she has become one of the countrys most respected voices as it relates to the inequitable
impact that our current campaign finance system has on African-Americans and other people of color.
as a representative of the Louisiana Democracy Project, she has served on the board or collaborated with most of the nations
leading advocates for campaign finance reform and has helped organize several major events including;
the organization has sent a delegation of youth to participate in the of Voting Rights History in Selma,
- Our organization
strives to strategize on making legislators accountable and other public servents accountable.