Save the Date! 4/1 “The House I Live In” Film Screening

Charlotte Street Films, Women With A Vision and the Host Committee for New Directions-New Orleans invite you to a screening of the award winning documentary, The House I Live In. When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Time: 6:30pm Cocktail and networking reception; 7:00pm film screening and panel discussion. Place: Ashe Cultural Arts Center - 1712 Oretha C Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA … [Read more...]

Save the Date! 4/2 “New Directions in Drug Policy” Conference

On April 2nd, WWAV, VOTE, LPHI & the Drug Policy Alliance are hard at work planning our "New Directions, New Orleans: Toward a Health-Based Approach to Drug Policy" Summit at Dillard University! More information to be released soon!!! … [Read more...]

WWAV Staff to Present at Rethinking Mass Incarceration in the South conference!

The staff of Women With a Vision will be leading a panel discussion at the upcoming conference on mass incarceration in the South, to be held at the University of Mississippi from April 13-15, 2014. From the Rethinking Mass Incarceration in the South conference website: As a region, the South is comprised of two states that continue to imprison the most persons per capita in the U.S.: … [Read more...]

Rebuilding Our Archive: The “Born In Flames” Oral History Project with WWAV Board Member, Laura McTighe

After the 2012 aggravated arson attack on our offices, we lost more than our home and sense of safety in the city we love; we also lost all the tangible memorabilia of our more than twenty years of work. In the wake of this attack, WWAV sustained our rebuilding process by making new memories – uniting our members to craft policy campaigns for combatting the policies impacting their lives; … [Read more...]