Models for Change: Louisiana Workplan
Published Oct 31, 2007, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Outlines reform efforts in the third Model state, Louisiana, which focusing on bringing about change in three areas identified as already ripe for improvement: alternatives to formal processing and secure confinement, evidence-based community services, diproportionate minority contact. Additional work will focus on aligning state with local reforms, and indigent defense. Identifies The Louisiana Board of Regents as the state's lead entity.