TITLE

Midnight basketball: Business kicks in to fight crime on the streets

AUTHOR(S)
McClain, Randy
PUB. DATE
August 1994
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/29/94, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the midnight basketball program in New Orleans, Louisiana to prevent crime and keep people off the streets. Support for the program from the business community; Plans for expansion of the program; Legislation in the United States senate regarding crime prevention programs.
ACCESSION #
9410242368

 

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