We Deserve Better: A Report on Policing in New Orleans By and For Queer and Trans Youth of Color

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We Deserve Better: A Report on Policing in New Orleans By and For Queer and Trans Youth of Color

October 24, 2014 | by BreakOUT!

BreakOUT! is a youth-led, social justice organization working to end the criminalization of LGBTQ youth in New Orleans, Louisiana. Working with NCCD, BreakOUT! members created “We Deserve Better: A Report on Policing in New Orleans By and For Queer and Trans Youth of Color” to inform and educate the public regarding the struggles of LGBTQ youth of color and to provide recommendations for a safer New Orleans. The report contains completed surveys and stories of LGBTQ youth of color, a campaign timeline, recommendations from the community, and the next steps for BreakOUT!