Katrina, Climate Justice and Fish Dinners: Social Justice Lawyer Colette Pichon Battle
Date Written: 04/04/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX19166
Colette Pichon Battle gave up a great job working as a corporate immigration lawyer in Washington DC to live in a tent in front of her flooded family home 50 miles from downtown New Orleans. She is now a much honored director of a small but powerful non-profit climate justice human rights firm advocating all along the Gulf Coast. Why the big change in her life? Katrina, climate justice and fish dinners.