On March 23rd, 2016 about 400 protesters took over a federal land lease sale in New Orleans. This event was called the #NoNewLeases action and was protesting the lease sale of over 43 million acres of the Gulf of Mexico to off-shore drilling.
This powerful video features one of the amazing organizers of this action, Cherri Foytlin. She is a frontline organizer who lives in southern Louisiana. She is Dine, Cherokee, Latina, a mother of six and is a strong community leader. Watch and share!!