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Diane Wilson

Executive Director/Waterkeeper
San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeeper

Diane Wilson is a fourth-generation shrimper, boat captain, mother of five, author of three books, and an environmental, peace, and social justice advocate. During the last 34 years, she has launched legislative campaigns, demonstrations, hunger strikes, sunk boats, and even climbed chemical towers in her fight to protect her Gulf Coast Bay. She is a co-founder of the Texas Jail Project, which advocates for inmates’ rights in Texas county jails, cofounder of Texas Injured Workers, which advocates for injured workers in the petrochemical, oil, and gas industry on the Gulf Coast, and former executive director of Union of Commercial Oystermen of Texas, an organization comprised of over 375 Latino commercial fishermen from Galveston to Port Aransas, Texas.

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Events featuring Diane Wilson
Events featuring Diane Wilson