“New Orleans Selected to Receive $1.5M Grant from MacArthur Foundation to Implement Plan to Further Reduce Jail Population”

April 13, 2016

“Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that New Orleans received a $1.5 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to implement reforms to safely reduce the City’s jail population and address racial and ethnic disparities in the justice system.”