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Meet Inclusive Louisiana: Honoring the history of St James Parish, fighting for its future

Recently I attended a beautiful All Saints Day ceremony on the East Bank of St James Parish, hosted by the local grassroots organization Inclusive Louisiana. We were gathered to honor the life and contributions of Zilia “Mama Dutt” Johnson, a midwife who served the community of Romeville for decades and helped countless mothers deliver children …

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Hurricane Ida: Donate to the Frontlines

Hurricane Ida struck south Louisiana on the 16th anniversary of Katrina, leaving behind flooding, black-outs, and more. In the wake of the catastrophic storm, the state’s coastal communities face a long road to recovery. While the extent of damages are still revealing themselves (take a look at our blog outlining environmental damage), we know that …

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Hurricane Ida Damage Lookout: Volunteer Online!

Join Hurricane Ida Damage Lookout! Stand up for environmental justice in Gulf communities and fight back against oil and gas development. This is something you can do from the comfort of your own home. Whether you spend 5 minutes or an hour on this project you are helping identify the impacts of Hurricane Ida to industrial facilities throughout Louisiana.

Giants Can Fall: Victory in St. James Parish against Formosa Plastics

St James is a rural parish (county) in Southeast Louisiana that sits on both banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The parish is located in the 85-mile stretch between Baton Rouge and New Orleans known as “Cancer Alley” because it’s home to more than a hundred industrial facilities and some of the most toxic air …

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