Innocence Project New Orleans (IPNO) created a Young Professionals Committee (YPC) in 2015 to help fundraise and raise awareness. In 2022, the name was changed to IPNO’s Community Advocates (ICA).

The ICA is comprised of emerging leaders who are passionate about the mission of IPNO and devote time and energy to further the organization’s critical work through grassroots efforts.

The committee currently consists of the following:

Megan McNeill (Chair)
Copywriter & Content Strategist

Bree Anderson
Co-Founder
Daughters Beyond Incarceration

Maggie Bondi
Director of Events
LeBlanc + Smith

Zuzanna Böhm Borucka
Film producer/Owner
Mingalaba Express, LLC

Cynthia Browne
Automated Litigation Specialist Paralegal
United States District Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Mary Hewes
Program Manager
Tulane University

Erika Leone
Event Manger
Faubourg Brewing

Meghan Matt
Staff Attorney
Orleans Public Defenders

Brittany Polk
Independent Photography Professional, Spoken Word Poet, Writer, Bartender
New Orleans, Louisiana

Polly Sawabini
Associate
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