Update on Grow Dat Staff Post Mother’s Day Shooting

Our Grow Dat community extends our hearts to New Orleans in the wake of the tragic act of gun violence on Sunday.

Grow Dat Co-Director Leo Gorman is the Treasurer of the Original Big 7 Social Aid and Pleasure Club, the host of Sunday’s Mother’s Day second line parade. Multiple members of our Grow Dat community including many staff persons were present at the incident and were affected.¬†Fortunately, no one from our Grow Dat Team was injured during the shooting.

For updates about the Big 7 and their fundriasing efforts to parade again this June and support those harmed by the shooting, visit their Facebook page.

Leo’s groove and passionate spirit will carry on!

Leo breaking it down in the splits at the beginning of the parade last Sunday

Leo breaking it down in the splits at the beginning of the parade last Sunday

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