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Trupania Bonner is a filmmaker, demographer, community advocate and native son of New Orleans, La working at the nexus of census, redistricting and electoral engagement.


He is founder of the advocacy & media organization Crescent City Media Group/Center for Civic Action and creator and facilitator of the Democracy & Power Civic Action Institute


CCMG utilizes a combination of media & civic action trainings to develop proactive policy agendas throughout the Southern US and believes, “Changing the narrative begins with our voice, changing the political landscape begins with establishing community driven (political) platforms.” 


Informed - Healthier - Electorate



Report Contributions:

Creating Safe Spaces: A Community Health Worker-Academic Partnered Approach to Addressing Intimate Partner Violence

The Great Poll Closure

Resilient New Orleans - Strategic actions to shape our future city

NOLA 4 Life Playbook

New Orleans Community Health Improvement Plan

State of Black Men & Boys in New Orleans

Counting in the Wake of Catastrophe

We Dream A World


News Articles/Op-Eds:

John Lewis’ legacy: Four Southern states are still battling for voter rights

What About the 59rs?

What is Census Day? Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks and other celebs urge Americans to answer census

Midterms: Civil rights groups on high alert for cyberthreats as they register minorities

Voting rights groups ramp up efforts in Louisiana

Building “Political Power” for Black Americans Where Voter Suppression Is Highest

Dems and Reps battle for Louisiana


Loyola University students and faculty push community to get out and vote

Few take advantage of Louisiana law allowing them to vote without photo ID

Voting Rights Haven't Gotten Such Attention Since 1965.

Cracking, Stovepipes and Gerrymandering: Redistricting in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina

Suspense Builds Over Census for New Orleans

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Trupania Bonner
Director, Founder





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