Louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the United States. Authorities say many people rely on crime to survive because they’re unable to support themselves and their families.
Many people will be trained for jobs at the Roy O. Martin plant. Organizers say applicants are typically selected for their motivation and prior work experience. Re-Entry Solutions holds these training sessions to help people transition to civilian life after leaving the prison system.
KLAX ABC 31 News 12/10/14