Mothers of the Movement Educator and Community Event


In partnership with local schools, community partners and officials, the Alliance for Diversity and Excellence is proud to announce the Mothers of the Movement Educator and Community Event. Join us and hear insightful words from three women who have shown true resiliency in the face of adversity: Tamika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor, Gwendolyn Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, and Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin as they discuss their journeys and their response to national tragedies.

This event is free and open to the public with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and the panel beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 23rd at McDonogh 35 Senior High School (4000 Cadillac St., New Orleans, LA 70122). Proof of Vaccination OR a negative PCR Test within 72 hours is required for entry. To RSVP for this event, please visit

On Friday, September 24, 2021, the Mothers of the Movement will share their story with select New Orleans area students. The event will also be livestreamed into classrooms in order to allow more local students to participate.

These events are sponsored in partnership with Congressman Troy Carter, Mayor Latoya Cantrell, The Alliance for Diversity and Excellence, InspireNOLA Charter Schools, KIPP New Orleans Schools, Warren Easton Charter High School, Einstein Charter Schools, Elán Academy, Sophie B. Wright High School, NOLA Public Schools, District Attorney Jason Williams, State Senator Jimmy Harris, State Senator Joseph Bouie, State Senator Gary Carter, State Representative Royce Duplessis, State Representative Jason Hughes, State Representative Matthew Willard, Clerk Darren Lombard, Constable Edwin Shorty, OPSB Board Member Olin Parker, Attorney Freddie King, Attorney Sean Blondell, Delisha Boyd, Kim Delosa, We Dat’s Chicken & Shrimp, Blucid Floral, Infinity Title, Champagne Executive Transport, Son of A Saint, CMP Consulting, K. Allen Consulting, and Dooky Chase Restaurant.

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About The Alliance for Diversity & Excellence


The Alliance for Diversity & Excellence is a group of African American educators and community leaders who advocate for quality schools and autonomy for school leaders to inspire all students, parents, and leaders. The primary goal of the ADE is to develop and train senior leaders that will be prepared to lead high-performing charter networks that achieve results for students.


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