An Oxfam partner has started a program to educate and involve Louisiana youth in coastal restoration, hurricane protection, and the broader environmental movement.
Some of these people have lost their homes, some have lost family, and most are out of work because of the effects of the spill and the hurricane. And yet the message they want to send to the world is one of strength and resilience.
Over 80,000 people attended Bonnaroo this year, and our dedicated group of Oxfam volunteers and staffers set out to reach as many of those concert-goers as possible.
A lifelong resident of Louisiana and a survivor of Hurricane Katrina confronts what the massive British Petroleum oil spill means for the state she has always called home.