Just Economies

The Gulf Coast has historically been one of the most economically poor, yet culturally and naturally rich places in the United States. It is time that our federal policies and practices reflect the integral role of this region, again in solidarity with the movements for black lives, migrant workers, queer and trans folks. Continued investment in industries such as the fossil fuel industry keeps our region behind in the long run by continuing to develop resources that do not have a long term, sustainable future. We can invest in repairing existing infrastructure as well as building our Gulf Coast around a robust renewable energy economy while we move towards a just transition for us all.

For a just and fair economy, we want to see: