Maryam Henderson-Uloho spent thirteen years in prison in Louisiana, seven in solitary confinement. After her release she struggled to find housing and employment. She began selling gently used items out of a suitcase on  street corners in New Orleans. In just three years, she grew her business to a brick-and-mortar thrift store and reentry program--that also provides housing and employment for other formerly--incarcerated women. She calls those women—and her store—SisterHearts. 

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SisterHearts Re-Entry Program in Arabi is focused on helping formerly incarcerated women transition successfully back into society. With the help of our compassionate staff and community, we provide housing, meals, developmental training, and medical & resource referrals. 

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SisterHearts Re Entry after incarceration

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SisterHearts Re-Entry Program

7519 W. Judge Perez Dr., Arabi, LA 70032, us

(504) 345-2276