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If You Think You’re Not Affected by Climate Change, Think Again: Join the People’s Climate March on April 29

Click here for details and to sign up to join the People’s Climate March in New Orleans on Saturday, April 29th. On August 15th of 2016, I awoke to an unwelcome guest on my property, a few inches of water covering my lawn and washing over the slab of my carport. More inconvenienced than worried, […]
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Pielines, Not Pipelines: Host a Bake Sale to Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Want to help stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline? Host a “Pielines, Not Pipelines” Bake Sale to help educate your friends, family and community, while taking action and raising money to continue the fight! Finding A Location There are many events being held across Louisiana this Spring that would be perfect sites to host your “Pielines Not […]
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Bold Louisiana, Gulf Advocate Coalition Submit Comments on Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Bold Louisiana joined a coalition of Gulf advocacy organizations including Gulf Restoration Network, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, Sierra Club Delta Chapter, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and the Louisiana Crawfish Producers’ Association in submitting public comments on Jan. 31 to the U.S. Army Corps and Louisiana Dept. of Environmental Quality on the proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline project. Many thanks […]
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Over 400 Gulf Protectors Rally and Testify Against Bayou Bridge Pipeline at Public Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 13, 2017 Contact: Cherri Foytlin, Bold Louisiana, 334-462-4484, cherri@boldlouisiana.org Darryl Malek-Wiley, Sierra Club, 504-427-1885 darryl.malek-wiley@sierraclub.org Scott Eustis, Gulf Restoration Network, 504-237-0323, scott@healthygulf.org Anne Rolfes, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 504-452-4909, anne@labucketbrigade.org Over 400 Gulf Protectors Rally and Deliver Testimony Opposing Bayou Bridge Pipeline at Public Hearing in Baton Rouge Pipeline opponents will also […]
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Bold Louisiana, Environmental Action Deliver 28,000+ Petitions Urging Obama to Halt Unlimited Fracking Waste Dumping in the Gulf

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 5, 2017 Contact: Cherri Foytlin, Bold Louisiana, 334-462-4484, cherri@boldlouisiana.org Bold Louisiana, Environmental Action Deliver 28,000+ Petition Signatures Urging Pres. Obama to Halt Unlimited Fracking Waste Dumping in the Gulf Local activists to rally on Thursday (1:30-2:30 p.m.) outside BOEM office in New Orleans before petition delivery New Orleans — Bold Louisiana and […]
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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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Support Bold action to stop Trump, Keystone XL and Dakota Access

While many of us are looking forward to putting 2016 behind us, we here at Bold are reflecting on what was an amazing year of growth for us — and gearing up for big battles to come in 2017. In 2016, the Bold Alliance launched nationwide, expanding on Bold Nebraska’s successful organizing model of unlikely […]
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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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