Katrina, Climate Justice and Fish Dinners: Social Justice Lawyer Colette Pichon Battle

Quigley, Bill

Publisher:  CounterPunch
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.

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