The First 72+ on WYLD 98.5!

Listen to Founding Board Members, Norris Henderson and Blair Boutte, discuss the barriers facing people coming home from prison, how these problems lead people back into prison, and how The First 72+ aims to stop this cycle.

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New program to help released inmates avoid returning to lives of crime

WWLTV.com Email: [email protected] | Twitter: @WWLTV NEW ORLEANS When inmates are released from prison they often they have trouble adjusting to life on the outside, but Wednesday, a new program is launching to help create a smooth transition for those rejoining society, and it’s called The First 72+. Congressman Cedric Richmond, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Secretary […]

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First 72+ home works to ease transition

First 72+ home works to ease transition BY JOHN SIMERMAN| [email protected] The New Orleans Advocate Sept. 06, 2014 Past is future outside Lonnie Cooley’s new temporary home. Smack across Perdido Street from the ex-convict’s new front porch, an infamous “bridge to nowhere” towers unconnected above the space between the two buildings that compose Orleans Parish […]

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