2020 Covid Response Grants - Louisiana

Grantee Organizations: House of Tulip and Power Coalition for Equality and Justice

House of Tulip is a community land trust that creates housing solutions for transgender and gender nonconforming people. With support from Convergence Partnership, House of Tulip is providing zero-barrier housing to trans and gender nonconforming people in need of safe housing in New Orleans.

Power Coalition for Equality and Justice

The Power Coalition is a coalition of community-based organizations who work together to educate and empower voters across Louisiana. With support from Convergence Partnership, Power Coalition for Equity and Justice is updating the Roadmap to Recovery: People-Centered Policy Solutions to the Covid-19 Crisis in anticipation of a new stimulus in 2021. This is a roadmap for the kind of long-term reforms needed to build and sustain a more equitable and just society in Louisiana. The update includes current realities and new data on impacts on the criminal justice system, housing insecurity and food insecurity. Additionally, the Power Coalition will continue to work with the office of the Governor of Louisiana to apply a justice and equity lens to decision making and policy change.