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Loyola staffer co-produces documentary to air on WDSU-TV

Loyola press release - October 18, 2011

“Close Ties – Tying on a New Tradition,” a documentary about mentoring African-American males in New Orleans, hits the small screen next week, airing on WDSU-TV both Saturday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 23 at 11:35 p.m. The documentary was co-produced by associate director for educational initiatives for Loyola University New Orleans’ Institute for Quality and Equity in Education Andre Perry, Ph.D.

The film, primarily set in a barbershop located in the Carrollton neighborhood, focuses on the positive impact that mentoring can make in the lives of African-American male high school students in inner-city New Orleans.

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For more information call Matt Lambert in Loyola Public Affairs at 504-861-5448 or mlambert@loyno.edu.