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New center offers transitional housing to returning citizens

The First 72+, a New Orleans-based nonprofit focused on addressing recidivism, unveiled a new transitional house for formerly incarcerated men in a Monday (Sept. 18) ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Ben Smith Welcome Home Center, located across from the Orleans Parish Central Lockup on Perdido, will provide a safe home and resources to returning citizens who aim […]