Louisiana Policy Institute for Children Welcomes Jasmine J. Haralson

Jasmine J Haralson HeadshotBATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Policy Institute for Children recently welcomed Jasmine J. Haralson as its communications and operations director. In this role, Haralson will lead LPIC’s internal operations and stakeholder communications to promote increased access to high-quality early care and education for Louisiana children.

“I am incredibly excited to welcome Jasmine to the Louisiana Policy institute for Children,” said Dr. Libbie Sonnier, executive director at LPIC. “She is an astute leader with a background of more than 20 years in external affairs, public relations, public policy, community engagement and diversity. She will undoubtedly be a vital asset to our team as we continue to advocate for our youngest learners.”

Haralson has held various roles in the public sector and possesses a proven record as an external-facing representative and liaison to diverse audiences, including the media, business leaders, contractors and legislative bodies, on behalf of organizations and senior leaders.

“Throughout my career I have led and served on teams that have crafted various public policies and campaigns as they pertain to quality-of-life issues, residential and commercial disposition of properties, boards and commissions’ organizational structures as well as regional plans for disaster recovery efforts in response to hurricanes,” said Haralson. “I am looking forward to utilizing my many years of experience and expertise to help make a difference for children across our state.”

Haralson is a graduate of the University of New Orleans. She serves on the board of directors for the Beignet Festival and previously held leadership positions at the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, Legacy Donor Foundation and New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute. Haralson is a NORLI Regional Leadership Program alum and a past YMCA Role Model honoree.

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