Sharon Lavigne

Sharon Lavigne is one of my heroes.

Christina Ferrari, writing for the Times-Picayune|Advocate, has delivered an amazing profile. It’s really a must-read and very inspiring.

In the last five years, Lavigne has become one of the most prominent activists in voicing her concerns about incoming industries. She quickly transformed from a patient special education teacher who went to Friday night football games to an equally patient and fiery environmental justice advocate. With her organization RISE St. James, Lavigne has prevented the development of two petrochemical plants that would have covered hundreds of acres.

Here’s the link to the full story:

Meet climate activist Sharon Lavigne

Sharon Lavigne Is Making Headlines — Again!