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  1. Local Governments, Nonprofits in Louisiana Receive more than $9.1 MillionRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    More than $9.1 million in recent disaster funding reimburses local governments and nonprofits for cleaning expenses, sheltering survivors and overtime expenses for first responders following the August 2016 floods. Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel: $2.2 million to cover cleaning and mold removal expenses for several buildings.

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  2. One year after flood: Evacuated inmates restock wares, prison stands emptyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Advocate

    Inmates Demetria Morgan, left, and Angela Stokes speak about their experiences with filing claims for items damaged in the August flood, Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the former site of the Jetson Center for Youth in Baker, La. The Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women took over the then-closed facility after theirs flooded in August 2016.

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  3. Women to Watch: Laleh KhadiviRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | KQED

    ... Khadivi is also a lauded filmmaker. 900 Women , her documentary of life at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, premiered at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival and on A&E in 2001. Themes of borders, identity and migration run through ...

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  4. Children visiting parents in Louisiana prisons to receive school suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... Kits for Kidz started in 2015 with school supplies being distributed at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women. Three years later, the program has expanded to all seven state prisons. Children, who are approved visitors of incarcerated ...

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  5. LCA program to provide school supplies to children of incarcerated parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... would be an ideal community service project." The program began in 2015 at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women. Over three years the program has grown to include all seven state prisons. Children of those incarcerated and who are on the ...

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  6. Louisiana's first lady delivers Christian devotionals, and hope, to incarcerated womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    Inmate Tanesha Hardy, left, receives a copy of 'Jesus Calling' from La. First Lady Donna Edwards, right, during Edwards' visit on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 to speak and distribute devotionals to women prisoners housed at the former Jetson Center for Youth, now a serving as a temporary women's prison after the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel flooded last August.

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  7. Facets of Faith: New book considers prison ministries in La., elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... at some Louisiana prisons. The Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola and the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel feature heavily in a recent book, "God in Captivity, The Rise of Faith-based Prison Ministries in the Age of Mass ...

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  8. Incarcerated women make post-release plans at prison's annual job fairRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... Zachary Chamber of Commerce during a a job and community resource fair at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women- Jetson Thursday. About 70 offenders will be released in the next nine months. Inmates at LCIW talk with company representatives ...

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  9. $1.5 Million to Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections for Flood RecoveryRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... response funding also includes transportation services for offenders at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women (LCIW) that flooded as a result of the disaster. As of April 28, FEMA's PA program has obligated nearly $343 million to state ...

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  10. Turnover leads to pay boost proposal for Louisiana's state workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A guard watches over the yard at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. The state's Civil Service agency is proposing an across-the-board wage boost for state employees, including corrections employees -- an area said to have high turnover.

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  11. Four Louisiana correctional officers, two inmates suffer minor injuries in prison van crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | The Advocate

    Inside the now now-closed Jetson Correctional Center for Youth being used to house offenders from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, Friday, January 27, 2017, in Baker, La. Inside the now now-closed Jetson Correctional Center for Youth being used to house offenders from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, Friday, January 27, 2017, in Baker, La.

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  12. 2,520 Louisiana prisoners might be freed under House GOP budget plan, corrections chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | NOLA.com

    A high security fence surrounds the yard at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women . , said it's the only way he would be able to cope with the spending cuts proposed for his department.

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  13. Recovery is slow for flooded Louisiana state prison for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women offender Shanda Crain reacts as she recalls how the prison responded during the August 2016 floods, Friday, January 27, 2017, at the site of the now-closed Jetson Correctional Center for Youth in Baker, La. Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women offender Shanda Crain reacts as she recalls how the prison responded during the August 2016 floods, Friday, January 27, 2017, at the site of the now-closed Jetson Correctional Center for Youth in Baker, La.

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