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Published on Dec 16, 2013

Today, Mayor Landrieu announced the official launch of the City's comprehensive workforce reentry initiative, which is aimed at reintegrating ex-offenders into the community through education, job-training and social services.

The reentry program focuses on a key pillar of Mayor Landrieu's comprehensive murder reduction strategy, NOLA FOR LIFE. The pillar, Promoting Jobs and Opportunities, seeks to create a pathway from violence towards prosperity.


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    City breaks ground on new Joseph M. Bartholomew, Sr. Club House

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    Mayor Landrieu celebrates Morris Jeff Community School groundbreaking

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    Don Harding, Cool Fruit Sensations on City's DBE Program

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