Muhammad Ali

City releases communications case study from Ali funeral week in LouisvilleKY

Lonnie Ali holding celebration today to thank city and civic leaders LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2016) – The June 3, 2016 death of Muhammad Ali, who was perhaps the most well-known and beloved citizen on Earth, was a significant moment globally. But it was especially poignant for his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, where The Greatest of All Time would be mourned over a period of seven days in front of a global print, television and social media audience numbering in the billions. From an initial call in the afternoon of June 3 from the Ali family, alerting Mayor Greg Fischer’s…

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metro corrections second chance

LouisvilleKY’s Metro Corrections and Seven Counties Services launching new ‘Second Chance’ program

Goal is to reduce recidivism among ‘dual diagnosis’ inmates LOUISVILLE (September 20, 2016) – Mayor Greg Fischer announced a new program today that is designed to reduce recidivism at Louisville Metro Corrections by better ensuring that people arrested while battling mental health challenges and substance abuse get the support necessary to make more stable lives for themselves when released from jail. The Second Chance Reentry Grant Program is a two-year, $600,000 project, funded by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Second Chance Act Reentry Program for Adults with Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders. Seven Counties Services is the community…