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Fr. John Foley, Cristo Rey Network (2015)




Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-1

Duration: 00:24:16

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Foley, John P. | Cristo Rey Network | Education


  • Foley, John Speaker


A speech by Father John Foley before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on April 1, 2015. Foley is the founder and chairman emeritus of the Cristo Rey Network. He discusses: the plans for a Cristo Rey school in Baton Rouge; the history of Cristo Rey schools; the details of the school’s work-study program; statistics about the network’s students and graduates; and their university partnerships. A clip from a “60 Minutes” segment on the Cristo Rey School in Chicago precedes Father Foley’s speech.