About This Show
altBR is a Baton Rouge focused podcast where our host Jacob Jolibois and occasional co-host Abe Felix sit down with the people who are in the trenches, working to make this city a better place. From entrepreneurs, to designers, to musicians, to politicians, to chefs, to civil rights activists, join us as we listen to their stories of progress, hope and goodness in this city.
Most Recent Episode
#95: Ashley Hebert - From Crown to Cause
7 days ago
Ashley Hebert is the Director of Government Relations for the American Heart Association where she works with coalitions, volunteers and partner organizations to build support for policy issues and environmental change at the local level.But her story leading up to this point is quite unique, including being crowned Miss Black Louisiana. Listen to hear how Ashley has overcome stigmas around pageantry, used her platform to progress social good and pivoted her skill set in developing and advocating for a platform into her current role with the American Heart Association.