Author: Cherri Foytlin

Pie-lines, Not Pipelines: Host a Bake Sale to Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Want to help stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline? Host a “Pie-lines, Not Pipelines” Bake Sale to help educate your friends, family and community, while taking action and raising money to continue the fight! Sign-up on the form below if you plan to host a bake sale.  Finding A Location There are many events being held […]
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Bold Louisiana Statement on Obama Administration Action to Permanently Protect Arctic, Atlantic from Offshore Drilling

The Obama Administration on Dec. 21 took action to permanently protect the Arctic and Atlantic oceans from offshore drilling for oil & gas. Bold Louisiana director Cherri Foytlin’s statement is below. “The decision by the Obama Administration to put the majority of the Arctic and Atlantic into permanent protection is a victory to everyone living on […]
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Letter to Sheriff Greg Champagne in Response to Comments About Standing Rock

After hearing the derogatory and untrue comments made by Sheriff Greg Champagne about Water Protectors at Standing Rock on WWLTV, Bold Louisiana director Cherri Foytlin and Monique Verdin, a citizen of the United Houma Nation, sent this letter in response to Sheriff Champagne, who also serves as president of the National Sheriffs’ Association. Letter to […]
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BOLD Louisiana: A Front Line Holiday 2016

Season’s Greetings! As a front line and grassroots organization, Bold Louisiana is working to make things a little brighter for families on the front lines of fossil fuel extraction and climate chaos. That is why we are asking our supporters to assist us in an annual tradition I started a few years back: A Front […]
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Dear President Obama, Love the Gulf

Cherri Foytlin
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Dear (Still) President Obama, You know us and you know our stories. You know our tragedies, our disasters, and our peril – Katrina, Rita, the BP oil disaster, daily oil spills and all-too-regular fossil fuel related accidents. Not to mention, we’re losing a football field of wetlands an hour in Louisiana, caused by the combined […]
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Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Yesterday the world witnessed the police assault upon peaceful water protectors who are holding the line at Standing Rock to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. If built, this pipeline would threaten the drinking water for millions of people. Our hearts are with Standing Rock and those who are holding sacred ground to stop this destructive […]
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Vote for Bold to Get a Funding Boost From CREDO

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I wanted to send along an update of what I’ve been up to since I became state director of Bold Louisiana. During August’s historic flooding in Louisiana, our rural communities came together to help each other — including me and my family — clean up and start to restore our flood-ravaged homes. Bold Louisiana started […]
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