Who We Are

We are not an organization. We are not a coalition.

We are frontline communities in the Gulf South rising together for justice and equity.

Gulf South Rising Participants include:

1st Unitarian Church, New Orleans – New Orleans, LA

350.org – Louisiana

350.org – Southeast Region, USA

Advancing Equity & Opportunity Coalition – Southeast, USA

Advocates for Environmental Human Rights – New Orleans, LA

Alabama Rivers Alliance – Birmingham, AL

Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network- Birmingham, AL

Alternate ROOTS – Southeast Regional

Bayou Interfaith Shared Organizing (BISCO) – Thibodaux, LA

Black Spring NOLA – New Orleans, LA

Black Youth Project – NOLA- New Orleans, LA

Catalyst- Miami- Miami, FL
Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal – New Orleans, LA

Coastal Women for Change – Biloxi, MS

Community In-power and Development Association Inc – Port Arthur, TX

Community Justice Project, Inc.- Miami, FL
Cry You One Ensemble – New Orleans, LA

Deep South Center for Environmental Justice at Dillard University – New Orleans, LA

Divest Tulane – New Orleans, LA

Do it for the Youth – New Orleans, LA

East St. Tammany – NAACP, Slidell, LA

EEECHO- Gulfport, MS

European Dissent- New Orleans, LA

Fight for 15- Louisiana – New Orleans, LA

Florida New Majority- Miami, FL

Florida Young Democrats- Miami, FL
Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center – New Orleans, LA

Greater New Orleans Organizers Roundtable – New Orleans, LA

Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy – Slidell LA & Gulf South Regional Anchor

Gulf Future Coalition – Gulf Coast South Regional

Gulf Resotration Network – New Orleans, LA

Gulfport Branch- NAACP – Gulfport, MS

GO FISH Coalition – Southeast, LA

Hijra House – Bay St. Louis MS

Immaculate Heart, CDC – Lucedale, MS

Junebug Theater Company – New Orleans, LA

Louisiana Oystermen’s Association – LA

Mary Queen of Vietnam Community Development Corporation – New Orleans, LA

Mississippi Coalition of Vietnamese Fisherfolk and Families – Biloxi, MS

National Council of Elders – Southern Cohort, USA

Nfungotah, Inc.- New Orleans, LA
Oseola McCarty Youth Development Center – Hattiesburg, MS

Peace by Piece/AFSC- New Orleans, LA

Poarch Band of Creek Indians – Alabama

Public Lab – New Orleans, LA

Project South – Southeast Region & Atlanta, GA

Southwest Worker’s Union- San Antonio, TX

Steps Coalition – Biloxi, MS
Seminole Nation – Florida

Sierra Club Chapter – Mobile, AL

Sierra Club Chapter – New Orleans, LA

So-called Media – New Orleans, LA

South Alabama Center for Fair Housing – Mobile, AL

Southern Movement Assembly – Southern, USA

Southwest Workers Union – San Antonio, TX

t.e.j.a.s. – Houston TX

The Ordinary Peoples Society (TOPS) – Dothan, AL

The Star Institute- New Orleans, LA

Tulane Environmental Law Clinic @ Tulane University- New Orleans, LA

United Houma Nation – South Louisiana

University Sin Fronteras – TX, GA, FL, & Regional

VAYLA – New Orleans, LA

Voice of the Ex-offender (VOTE) – New Orleans, LA

Women with a Vision – New Orleans, LA

WordPlay NOLA- New Orleans, LA

Workplace Justice Project @ Loyola College of Law – New Orleans, LA

Zion Traveler Cooperative – Braithwaite, LA

National Allies of Gulf South Rising


American Friends Service Committee
Amnesty International, USA

ATD Fourth World Movement

BCS/National Society of Black Engineers

Center for Law, Energy & the Environment @ UC Berkeley

Center for Social Inclusion

Climate Justice Alliance

Color of Change

Core Align- Memphis, Tennessee

Energy Action Coalition

Environmental Action Network

Food & Water Watch

Georgia WAND


Movement Generation

National Nurses United

National Nurses Organizing Committee

Natural Resources Defense Council

Oxfam America

Sierra Club

Sierra Club Student Coalition

Union of Concerned Scientists

US Climate Action Network (USCAN)

Young Climate Leaders Network