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Neighborhood Revitalization (1997)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1997-02-21

Duration: 00:05:49

Subjects: Construction projects | URBAN RENEWAL


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Hawkins, Roderick Reporter
  • Dekker, Hans Interviewee
  • Wallace, Lawrence Interviewee
  • Jenkins, Tikita Interviewee


This segment from the February 21, 1997, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roderick Hawkins’ report on the efforts to revitalize blighted neighborhoods through a partnership between Local Initiative Support Corporation and neighborhood-based organizations. His report includes highlights of United States Senator John Breaux’s tour of the new houses being built in a Baton Rouge neighborhood. Hawkins also interviews: Hans Dekker, Local Initiatives Support Corporation; Lawrence Wallace, community organizer; and Tikita Jenkins, home buyer. Host: Robert Collins