Historic Fishing, Oyster Harvesting, and Shrimping Village to Memorialize the BP Oil Drilling Disaster in Plaquemines Parish with Marsh Grass Plantings and Mural

Diverse Gulf Communities Gather in Rememberance of the People and Communities Lost to the BP Disaster and Other Industrial Hazards

What BP Oil Disaster 1 Year Anniversary Memorial

When Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 11am – 5pm
12 noon Press Conference at the Pointe-a-La-Hache Marina

Who – Host Organizations: Louisiana Oystermen Association, Fishermen and Concerned Citizens Association, Zion Travelers Cooperative Center

         – Supporting Groups: Advocates for Environmental Human Rights, Coastal Women for Change, Concerned Citizens of the Agriculture Street Landfill, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice – Dillard University, Equity and Inclusion Campaign, Gert Town Revival Initiative, Louisiana Bayou Keepers, LA Bucket Brigade, Louisiana Justice Institute, Louisiana Shrimp Association, Mary Queen of Vietnam CDC, Mossville Environmental Action Now, Inc., Moving Forward Gulf Coast, Inc., Sierra Club Delta Chapter, United Commercial Fishermen, United Louisiana Vietnamese American Fisherfolks

WhyTo honor the people whose lives were cut short by the BP disaster and other industrial hazards, lift he voices of the people whose livelihoods have been taken away by the BP disaster, and build solidarity among Gulf Region communities for coastal restoration that ensures local workforce development and legislative action for safe and healthy Gulf communities.