Michalene Perry

Michalene Perry

Michalene is prevention director for Sexual Trauma and Response. She earned her bachelor's degree and a master's in counseling from Northwestern State University. After her internship as a counselor with STAR, Michalene was hired as community educator and promoted to prevention director in 2021. In her spare time, Michalene enjoys spending time with her family – her husband, James, and her two daughters, Olivia and Sophie. She also enjoys actively participating in the music program at her church, where she sings and plays the piano.

This photo, taken Dec. 31, 2005, shows the devastation in the Gentilly neighborhood of New Orleans four months after Hurricane Katrina

Natural disasters, sexual violence create terrifying storm with double victims

By: - September 22, 2022

For those of us residing in Louisiana, and all along the Gulf and Atlantic coastal areas, we are well aware that hurricane season began almost three months ago. From June 1 till November, people in this region are on high alert even during a relatively quiet season like we are having in 2022 (still, though, […]