Episode 5

Published on:

18th Feb 2022

Charlie Schully, Lawyer & Activist

Charlie Schully is a New Orleans bad boy. By that, of course, we mean he is pushing for systemic changes to our roads and fair housing access. He works to defend renters in tricky situations with landlords and volunteers with the Renters Rights Assembly locally. With host Mary Jacobs, this episode dives into the grassroots community forum called “Bike Uneasy” Charlie founded and well as the dark and complicated housing landscape and history of New Orleans.

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About the Podcast

Planet NOLA
Irreverent conversation about New Orleans Arts & Culture
Meet New Orleans one resident at a time. Planet NOLA offers irreverent and authentic insight into this weird and wonderful city. Hosted by local personality Mary Jacobs, it features a who’s who of local hustlers, artists, entrepreneurs, and community advocates. The conversations range from pure comedy to deep takes on the city’s political, economic, and social landscape. New Orleans is a whole world on its own, so join us in exploring it.

About your host

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Mary Jacobs

Mary Jacobs is a 4th generation Yat from Gentilly and ridiculously proud of it. She is a woman of many skills and a self-proclaimed New Orleans style hustler. She honed her performance skills locally in comedy with her group Live Girls, in theater as a playwright and director, and in film as an acting coach. Since 2016, Mary and her partner Kristin have co-owned a gym in Metairie, Vitality Community Fitness, and her latest small business endeavor is her secondhand styling service, Mary’s Rack. Planet Nola is born of her love of all things New Orleans and the people that fill it.