The seas are rising... And so Are we! #BlackLivesMatter We join the world in another week of mourning, outrage and solidarity in seeking justice for the police murders of George Floyd, the many others not caught on video, and the murders in southern states of Kentucky (Breonna Taylor), Florida (Tony McDade), Georgia (Yassin Mohomad and Ahmaud Arbery) and Louisiana (Modesto Reyes and the 14-year-old unarmed Black boy shot in the head by an off-duty police officer).
Last year we launched Gulf South for a Green New Deal (#GulfSouth4GND), a multi-year, multi-state initiative to address the climate crisis and advance equity and justice through the creation of millions of livable wage, sustainable jobs. #GulfSouth4GND uses five strategies to achieve the broader regional vision: 1) Heal + Reconcile; 2) Connect + Build; 3) Shift + Re-Imagine; 4) Democratize + Organize; 5) Resource + RE-Invest. To advance the Gulf South for Green New Deal visio