10-22 2pm Angela, Domestic Violence
Angela talks to Mary Claire Landry from the New Orleans Family Justice Center, Charlotte Parent from the New Orleans Health Department, and Tania Tetlow from the Tulane Law School Domestic Violence Clinic about changes to the domestic violence policy across New Orleans and the NOPD.
There were 111000. Domestic violence calls to the NO PD last year. That's right 111000. It's a figure that has spurred an absolute attack on those who abuse. And a major response to help those being abused. The new orleans' blueprint for safety was announced by mayor Mitch Landrieu yesterday. It's a comprehensive. Inter agency approach to stop the abuse against women. Joining us to discuss the blueprint is Charlotte parent director of the new orleans' Health Department . Joining us very soon will be merry player Landry who issue now is the executive director of the New Orleans family justice center. And we welcome back Tonya Teflon director of the Tulane Law School domestic violence and I have got eighteen. Cut up a I really mean and a I'm just so excited about what is happening in this community. On in the state. As well with the changes in law that were so successful in the legislative session against domestic violence and then to come out with a blueprint. When I saw yesterday I thought yes. We're just really doing it right and
once again joined by Charlotte parent who is director of the new world Health Department . Very clear Landry executive director of the new Wallace family justice center and Tanya Chaplin director of the Tulane Law School domestic violence on. Mary Claire. How is this going to impact the phenomenal thing that has been created and we justice. Well I think
think what I would like to see about the blueprint and the public health peace in this in general. You know the blueprint is about when the incidents occur. In how'd you get the victims. What they need an engaged in victims and get the victims to trust that you gonna do you need to do. Good you know violence for. Us in terms of our city and in terms of our Health Department . Is it public health issues. And whether or not it's the violence in murders and shootings are whether and that it is domestic violence in our concern in health apartments staring out. How to deal with the acute problem but also to move it upstream. And and figure out what we can do in terms of changing the paradigm. Whether or not that is involvement in terms of parenting education. And some of wit clinics in our families that we're involved in that way. I'm we've piloted programs for domestic violence in now with programs for screening and and parenting part and that the underestimate you know that if we can start to