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Emily Chatelain, Three O'clock Project (2023)




Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-08-09

Duration: 00:29:48

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Food security | Hunger | Nutrition


  • Chatelain, Emily Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Emily Chatelain before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on August 9, 2023. Chatelain is the founder and executive director of the Three O’clock Project. She discusses: the work of the Three O’clock Project in providing children with healthy meals after school; their work during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida; the problem of food insecurity in Louisiana; the need to improve the quality of school food; and the projects they are currently working on, including building a community kitchen. She also answers questions from the audience.