Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Seeking Safety and Justice


Violent crime in New Orleans is down as its police department continues its transformation.

The WYES award winning series RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS provides a status report on efforts to improve public safety in its latest installment SEEKING SAFETY & JUSTICE. Following the program, a panel of experts field safety and justice questions from the audience and viewers at home.

Panelists are:

  • Dr. Jennifer Avengo, Health Director, City of New Orleans
  • Aaron Clark-Rizzo, Executive Director, Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights
  • Flozell Daniels Jr., President & CEO, Foundation for Louisiana
  • Daniel Erspamer, CEO, Pelican Institute for Public Policy
  • Shaun Ferguson, New Orleans Police Superintendent

Hosted by WYES Community Projects Producer Marcia Kavanaugh
Produced by veteran New Orleans television Producer Paula Pendarvis

Made possible by: Baptist Community Ministries