The Cycling for Change team was taken on a tour of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Here Linda Fjeldsjo, Baton Rouge Catholic Charities Director of Community and Social Responsibility, addresses the team as they drive through the 18,000-acre prison.
Walking through the “Red Hat Cellblock”, a grim reminder of Angola’s brutal history.
Outside the chapel at Camp D in Angola.
A pit stop in St. Gabriel, Louisiana.
Gene, a grad student at Southern University and active member of the Catholic Student Center, holds a sample CD he made for the team. The Human Jukebox is SU’s marching band and Gene was a member all four of his undergrad years.
The Great American Landscape between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA.
Fr. Matt explains the message of Cycling for Change and leads a discussion at a “Theology on Tap” in New Orleans.
The kitchen staff prepares lunch at Cafe Hope, a program of Catholic Charities for training and educating at-risk youth and a fully operating restaurant serving excellent, fresh fare.