Monday, February 7, 2011

NPN hosts Town Hall Forums on New Orleans Jail Size

Neighborhoods Partnership Network hosted a town hall forum on the New Orleans jail size moderated by executive director, Timolynn Sams, on January 19th, 2011. After very successful public turnout and rich discussion, participants requested Neighborhoods Partnership Network to host a second town hall forum on this issue before the February 3rd council vote on the Jail Ordinance. So, NPN hosted a second forum on Jan. 26th.The council unanimously voted on February 3rd to reduce the bed size at Orleans Parish Prison to 1438. Read what community members had to say at the town hall forums at:

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