Also Advocates for Strengthened Provisions and Greater IPM Involvement
filed a Declaration in support of the proposed Consent Decree
with the New Orleans Police Department on Friday, which also expressed support for greater involvement by the Independent Police Monitor and strengthened provisions for NOPD oversight. The Congress of Day Laborers also filed a Declaration in support and provided two witness testimonies.
(Left, community members from BreakOUT!, Women With a Vision, Brotherhood, Inc., and other concerned citizens meet with DOJ at WWAV offices during federal investigation, 2010.)
The Declaration, written by BreakOUT! director, Wesley Ware, cites national data about LGBTQ youth interactions with law enforcement, as well as member experiences with the NOPD.