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WORLD Channel, series America ReFramed and the filmmakers of  Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek invite you to join them for an online screening and live chat simulcast with the film’s national broadcast.

Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek follows the journey of Derrick Evans, who moves home to Mississippi’s Gulf Coast when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city of Gulfport. Derrick and his neighbors and allies stand up to corporate interests and local politicians as well as face Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil disaster to protect their community and fight for environmental justice.

Join filmmaker Leah Mahan, Turkey Creek native Derrick Evans, Colorlines and Grist writer Brentin Mock, and Sierra Club’s National Environmental Justice Director Leslie Fields for this live chat to discuss the documentary and the continuing issues surrounding the Gulf Coast communities.

*Tuesday, April 29th at 8:00-9:30 PM ET/5:00-6:30 PM PT.  Click here to join the chat

 

By | 2017-05-18T11:34:13+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

About the Author:

Spike has research experience in community development, housing, criminology, spatial epidemiology and reentry issues. He speaks nationally about data driven decision making and was chosen as one of Next American City’s Vanguard class of 2012 and honored as a White House Champion of Change in 2013. He’s a dad, husband and co-author for the new book on open public data: Beyond Transparency.

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