Dr. Beverly Wright to Gov. Jeff Landry: “Meet with us and learn about our achievements and challenges in Louisiana.”

Jan 30, 2024

The Honorable Jeff Landry
Governor, State of Louisiana
Office of the Governor
PO Box 94004
Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Dear Governor Landry:

It has come to my attention that, as Louisiana State Attorney General, you filed a Freedom of Information Act request for communications between the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice and the US Environmental Protection Agency. Please know that you should feel free to contact me for this information. As the founder and executive director of the Center, I can share with you the work we do to make Louisiana a better place for families and future generations to live, work, and thrive.

The Center provides opportunities for communities, scientific researchers, and decision-makers to collaborate on projects that promote the rights of all people to be free from environmental harm as it impacts health, jobs, housing, education, and quality of life. Our work is centered on education, research, community and student engagement, as well as health and safety training for environmental careers. We strive every day to build the capacities of community-based organizations to advance environmental justice and equitable climate solutions.

I invite you to meet with us and learn about the achievements we have made and the challenges we experience in Louisiana.

Beverly Wright, PhD
Founder and Executive Director