Louisiana Education Champion WINS Run-Off Election for State Rep Seat

November 18, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that Leaders of Color Louisiana Alum Daryl Joy Walters was successful in her recent run-off campaign for State Representative District 4.

Meet the Leaders of Color Louisiana Alum Daryl Joy Walters:

Daryl Joy Walters

Louisiana State Representative District 4 

Daryl Joy Walters is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Philosophy from Wiley College in Marshall, Texas and a specialized certificate from Yale University’s Women’s Campaign School. Also she holds a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton, Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ. Joy knows that she stands on the shoulders of giants and leaders, who have paved the way for her success. It is for these reasons that she fights passionately for the under-represented and the underserved in our communities. Daryl Joy Walters is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Incorporated, initiated in the Alpha Iota Chapter. Also Joy is a faithful member of the Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, where Dr. Harry Blake Sr. is the Pastor.

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