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  P.O. Box 784 Slidell, LA 70459 |Office: 985.643.6186 | Email: info@gcclp.org

August 23, 2019

The Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy (GCCLP) invites you to join with us in commemorating 14 years of recovery since Hurricane Katrina. 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 @ 5:30pm CDT

The Seas are Rising: Climate Displacement, Relocation and Gentrification in the Gulf South


May 1, 2019

The entire GCCLP Krewe is *ecstatic* and so proud of our Executive Director Colette Pichon Battle for her well-deserved recognition as a 2019 Obama Fellow."The Obama Foundation Fellowship supports outstanding civic innovators—leaders who are working with their communit...

September 4, 2018

GCCLP & our partner Lift Louisiana were honored to be joined by more than 100 people on Wednesday August 29, 2018 to explore the role of women & the sacred feminine in climate disaster. What surfaced was a rich conversation about the connections between climate change,...

August 2, 2018

We are so proud that our Executive Director Colette Pichon Battle was selected as a keynote speaker for Netroots Nation 2018 in New Orleans, LA. She joined the stage with New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, and others.

Watch her addres...

July 28, 2018

GCCLP is proud to have hosted #BayouRising 2018 with our partners the United Houma Nation. For three days in July 2018, we ate together, danced together, went out on shrimping boats together, and had real conversations about the world and our place in it. Bayou Rising...

December 5, 2016

Contact: Emma Collin, emma@gcclp.org

Last month, the U.S. Department of Interior and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) released its final draft plan for the OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program, outlining the locations where oil and gas companies will and will not be...

July 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, July 15, the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy’s Executive Director Colette Pichon Battle will be among ten individuals from across the country who the White House will recognize as “White House Champions of Change for Climate Equity.”


May 1, 2016

May 1st is International Worker’s Day, a celebration of laborers and the working class. Even though in the U.S. Labor Day is celebrated in September, the significance of the May 1st date is rooted in events that took place in Chicago in 1886: the Haymarket Affair. In s...

April 1, 2015

I live about 250 miles from the closest access to the Gulf of Mexico. You might think that because I don’t live on the Gulf Coast that the BP oil “spill” didn’t have an effect on me. Well, you’d be wrong. I may not live on the Gulf, by my home state is part of the Gulf...

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