New Orleans Public Housing Activists Face Charges

Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 03/24/2008


Three public housing advocates in New Orleans are facing felony charges after they were arrested on Friday afternoon.

The three activists occupied the Lafitte housing project during a protest against the demolition of affordable, undamaged public housing in New Orleans.

KBOO spoke with Jay Arena, a long-time public housing advocate in the city of New Orleans:

That was Jay Arena, a long-time public housing activist, speaking to us from New Orleans.



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