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Coastal Heritage Society of Louisiana

Nonprofit Groups To Bird-Dog Spill Report Proposals

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Buchanan

Coastal advocates like much, though not all, of what they've read in the national, oil-spill commission report released this month, and instead of stashing the document in a desk drawer, they plan to stay engaged and speak up about its ideas.

Struggling With Unemployment, Gloomy Christmas For Gulf Oil Spill Victims

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT SULPHUR, La. — Even before the Gulf oil spill, Jennifer Reddick was just getting by, living paycheck to paycheck as she tried to support si...

Burlesque for the Bayou Part 2

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Last night at the Howlin Wolf in New Orleans, the women of Coastal Heritage Society of Louisiana hosted their second Burlesque for the Bayou fund rai...

With A Little Help From Our Friends: A 5 Year Katrina Evacuation

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Karen Dalton-Beninato

When you've lived through it, hearing anyone call a disaster someone's Katrina is like hearing a pundit speculate on Obama's That Time Your House Burned Down when you're the one whose house burned down.

Burlesque Dancers Give Shirts off Their Backs to See What's in the Water

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Coastal Heritage Society of Louisiana Founder Joanie Hughes called in some favors to raise funds for testing coastal rainwater after the oil spill, and Burlesque for the Bayou was born.