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"The decision on whether or not he thinks a phase 3 is needed will be on December the 1st, so the OPPRC, a coalition made of stakeholders including people who were formerly incarcerated are holding a vigil form Nov 30 to Dec 1st to rally support form the community to pressure the decision makers to not build a phase 3 facility which would cost about 55 M dollars in FEMA money, and instead renovate the 1438 bed facility which could achieve the same purpose but cost $8-9 M." 

Listen to Janet Hays of Healing Minds NOLA speak to the context for a vigil called by Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition (OPPRC) overnight from 30 Nov to 1 Dec at Gravier Park. More information and updates can be found here