Land, Labor & Just Transition

Gulf Coast Just Transition People's Movement Assembly Series

As part of our 3-year coastal organizing effort, GCCLP partnered with local and national partners to host a series of Just Transition PMAs in September, October and November of 2016. We explored the connection between climate justice and economic justice, and vision a sustainable future for South Louisiana. 

Next Generation Climate Assembly

Thanks so much to everyone who came out and made the Climate Justice Movement Assembly event a success! Check out information from the event on oil and gas leases as well as the community's plan of action here: No New Leases Primer + Community Plan of Action.

Partnership for Indigenous Sovereignty

Partnership with the United Houma Nation.  GCCLP stands with the United Houma Nation in their fight for recognition from the US Federal Government. Land sovereignty is central to GCCLP's vision of climate justice, and we are proud to provide legal and policy support to this campaign.

Planning for Clean Power in Mississippi - Just Transition PMA Series

On September 16 and 17 Hijra House and the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy brought together more than 80 community leaders at the St. Rosa de Lima Family Center in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi for a People’s Movement Assembly (PMA) focusing on Just Transition and the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The first day of this two-day session offered a day of Communications Training offered by regional and local allies.  The second day offered a space for strategy development around the accompanying impacts and opportunities of implementing the CPP in Mississippi and envisioning a just transition toward energy democracy in Mississippi.

Black & Native Alliance Building

  • Co-host Black & Native Ecological Equity PMAs

  • New Orleans Climate Adaptation Conference

  • Plaquemines Climate Adaptation Plan

Annual Northshore Black History

Northshore Black History Family Day in at Heritage Park is an annual celebration of the contributions that Black Americans have made to this great country and to South Louisiana. This family friendly atmosphere invites the public to bring your cooler, your lawn chair and your family and experience performances, dancing, kid’s activities, information and fellowship. Celebrate Black History on the Northshore!

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