Stephanie Mingo

Stephanie Mingo was born in New Orleans’ Charity Hospital and raised in the St. Bernard public housing project. Surviving Hurricane Katrina, Stephanie became a leader in the fight for housing and the right to return for Katrina evacuees and economic justice for workers engaged in the rebuilding of the city. An organizer with “New Orleans Workers Center for Racial Justice”, Stephanie is known both as “the face of public housing” and, as an employee of the Orleans Parish School Board, “the face of public schooling”, both in the crosshairs of wealthy developers and corporate land-grabbers. From Amy Goodman’s “Democracy Now” to cities across globe, Stephanie has tirelessly spoken truth to power for the victims of the worst disaster in U.S. history.

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