Louisianans for Prison Alternatives hosts prison reform meeting

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – Prison reform advocates joined together with former inmates on Monday to help decrease the incarceration rate. Their first public meeting was held in Black history month.

Louisianans for Prison Alternatives travel across the country to host meetings that discuss approved recommendations by the Justice Reinvestment Task Force, according to WAFB.

The main agenda is to create a list of proposals for sentencing reforms in hopes to gain support of state lawmakers before they propose their ideas.

Any persons interested can atrend at the Main Library at 7711 Goodwood Blvd at 6:30 pm

Submit your ideas HERE if you are unable to attend;  also, comments can be sent via email  to John Burkhart at john.burkhart@splcenter.org.

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