Sheriff Candidate Susan Hutson Racks Up Dozens More Endorsements

November 9, 2021

Former Independent Police Monitor Susan Hutson was endorsed today by more than 25 criminal justice reform advocates in her race to replace long-time Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman. The group includes community advocates, grassroots organizers, legal experts and other key leaders with a wealth of knowledge in criminal justice reform. Norris Henderson and Sade Dumas, […]

OPPRC Sheriff’s Forum Showcases Need for Systemic Change

November 1, 2021

More than 100 members and supporters of the Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition and their partnering organizations came together Thursday night to hear from the candidates for sheriff “who cared enough to show up” – former Independent Police Monitor Susan Hutson, a Democrat, and perennial candidate Quentin Brown Jr., an Independent. Flozell Daniels, president of […]

Criminal Justice Reformers To Host Sheriff Candidate Forum; Gusman Not Available

October 28, 2021

Billed as the “hugest” NOLA Sheriff Candidate Forum, the Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition (OPPRC) and such partners as the ACLU, the Micah Project, the Power Coalition and Union Migrante are bringing together four candidates for Orleans Parish Sheriff tonight, Thursday October 28, in what could be the last match-up before early voting begins. Candidates […]

Criminal Justice Reform Organizations Call for “Care Not Cages” at Jazz Funeral in Opposition of Proposed Psychiatric Jail

October 10, 2021

The Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition (OPPRC), and partners, second lined  to encourage the City Planning Commission to recommend against building the Phase III Psychiatric Jail. New Orleans, LA, October 9, 2021—The Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition (OPPRC) and other criminal justice reform organizations hosted a Jazz funeral for the hopeful death of the Phase […]

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