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Parading for peace in New Orleans

For the past three years, New Orleans has seen a decline in the city’s murder rate for the first time in almost 30 years.  Sources credit social programs, changes in ER procedures, a gang task force, effective prosecutions and a variety of other factors for the three-year decline.  Despite the dip, the city’s murder rate still remains above the national average according to 

Peace and Economic Justice Issues in New Orleans

New Orleans Peace Building & Economic Justice Project


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