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Protect Public Safety and Public Health by Reducing Needless Arrests

Our communities do not have to choose between protecting public safety and combating the spread of COVID-19. By heeding the advice of public health experts and implementing proven community-oriented policing strategies, law enforcement agencies can keep our first responders and our communities safe.

April 28, 2020

WDSU PSA: Keeping Families Together

Thank you to our partners at WDSU for giving the ACLU of Louisiana the opportunity to air a public service announcement highlighting the risks incarcerated people are facing from COVID-19 and the importance of keeping families together during this difficult time.

April 18, 2020

Interview: COVID-19 Exposes Devastating Racial Disparities

ACLU of Louisiana executive director Alanah Odoms Hebert was interviewed on Democracy Now! about the devastating racial disparities of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ACLU's work to release vulnerable populations from prisons and jails. 

April 9, 2020