'The Lens' Takes A Closer Look At NOLA For Life Fund Recipients

Jun 12, 2013

The Lens, New Orleans’ investigative newsroom, has been following up on money distributed by the Nola for Life Fund. That’s the grant-making arm of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s hallmark campaign against violence, launched last year.

Charles Maldonado reports on government transparency for The Lens. He sat down with WWNO’s Eve Troeh to talk about his investigation into one nonprofit that received Nola 4 Life funds: It’s called Family Center of Hope.

Read his full story to get more details on the nonprofit, and on broader questions of how the Nola for Life Fund has been administered.

This news content made possible with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.