Shakuwra Dabre is an international advocate of humanitarian rights.  Her advocacy efforts from Jamaica, West Indies, to New York, Atlanta and now Senegal is internationally renowned. Ms. Dabre has traveled extensively and was most struck by the needs of the Senegalese people when she visited Senegal.   


She has experience with the Gallup Organization, Africa by Design, and most recently AGMA Retirement and Health – Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits.  Ms. Dabre was educated in the island of Jamaica and New York.   She is focused and dedicated to improving the lives of the Senegalese people


Ms. Dunn is lead counsel of The Office of Lori Dunn in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Ms. Dunn specializes in family law, criminal defense and personal injury. Attorney Dunn is also a Commissioned Medical Service Officer in the United States Army Reserves trusted with supervising the personal and professional development of enlisted United States Army Reservists. Attorney Dunn has been deployed to Kuwait and Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, where she was responsible for the coordination of logistical movement of a dental unit. This required the planning of movement of enlisted personnel, all necessary medical supplies, and using the safest method of transportation. Ms. Dunn was also in charge of training and testing according to U.S. Army standards: counsel of soldiers in areas of achievement, as well as needed adjustments and improvements. Officer Dunn maintains current personnel records and medical credential files for the health care providers.  She also acts as liaison between enlisted personnel and the unit commander, and conducts public speaking presentations at leadership conferences to promote the Army Reserves to outside organization and agencies

Ms. Dunn received her J.D. in 2006 from Southern University after completing her undergraduate in Psychology in 1994. She has been a member of both the Louisiana Bar Association and the American Bar Association since 2006.

Ms. Dunn brings to the Cisse Niass Project’s Board of Directors a wealth of expertise and knowledge in governance and fiduciary responsibilities of directors.


James Davis became chairman, president and chief executive officer of Second Chance Project Corporation in December of 2016. In this role, he is focused on setting the strategy and policies of Second Chance Project Corporation, developing leadership and meeting the mission of the corporation.

Prior to joining Second Chance, Mr. Davis is a veteran and served as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Mr. Davis has been employed with AT&T telecommunications company for over 40 years. During his time with AT&T, Mr. Davis has worked in a Management and Technician capacity.

Mr. Davis earned his Bachelors of Science Degree from South University graduating Magna Cum laude. Mr. Davis was a commissioned Probation Officer for the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Department Juvenile Division. Mr. Davis was a past member of Kiwanis International.

Mr. Davis brings to the Board a deep understanding of telecommunications, military training and knowledge of juvenile behavior that will be extremely valuable as we assist the people of Kahone and Kaolack.




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