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Chris Andrews, Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge (2019)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-12-02

Duration: 00:30:45

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Housing | Nonprofit organizations | Poverty


  • Andrews, Chris Speaker


A speech by Chris Andrews before the Baton Rouge Press Club on December 2, 2019. Andrews is the executive director of Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge. He discusses: the history of the nationwide network of Rebuilding Together; their mission to help elderly, impoverished homeowners to stay in their homes; the role of volunteers in making home repairs; the issue of substandard housing in Baton Rouge; and their hope to bring back neighborhoods. He also answers questions from the audience.