Sarah Omojola


Sarah Omojola is the director of Vera Louisiana’s office in New Orleans. She leads the team’s work to build and maintain effective partnerships with community leaders, elected officials, and criminal legal system leaders to safely reduce incarceration, advance prosecution reform, and advocate for violence prevention through increased community investment.

Before joining Vera in 2020, Sarah worked with community partners, lobbied state legislatures, and collaborated with government agencies to enact policy change. Her work in the Louisiana State Legislature helped end corporal punishment for disabled youth, in addition to defeating Confederate monument protection and anti-sanctuary city legislation, eliminating mandatory juvenile sentences, and defending Raise the Age legislation from implementation delays.

Outside of Vera, Sarah serves on the boards of the Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center and the Center for Restorative Approaches.

Sarah holds a BA in English from Louisiana State University and a JD from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.