Join the club: How a Lafayette mother and son turned a lifelong mental health struggle into a haven for others
Clarice Gallegos once feared a call with news that her son was dead on the street. A clubhouse approach saved his life. Now, they’re bringing it to Lafayette.
Pellerin’s family and local activists want Lafayette to adopt a proactive policy for releasing body-worn camera footage.
When Louisiana’s lockdown began, the phones lit up. They dialed 211, 311, 911. They called friends, families, doctors and total strangers. They connected the scared, the confused, the unhoused, and the vulnerable to testing, to information, to shelter — in short, to help.