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Harry Lowenburg

Harry Lowenburg is a Campaign Organizer for Gulf Restoration Network in New Orleans. He works with low-lying communities in New Orleans to develop strategies for increasing resilience to localized flooding. Harry also serves on the Steering Committee of the Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative and advocates for City implementation of the Greater New Orleans Water Plan, a plan focused on incorporating green infrastructure into New Orleans’ approach to localized flooding. Harry is also responsible for GRN’s Gulf Fish Forever Campaign outreach, focusing on protecting the Sustainable Fisheries Act. Harry began his career as a community organizer in 1977 working for the Seattle Light Brigade and the South End Seattle Community Organization (SESCO) where he was a VISTA volunteer. He subsequently served as a chapter organizer for Oregon Fair Share; Executive Director of the Council Bluffs Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and a founding organizer of a congregation-based organization in Louisiana which later became All Congregations Together. Harry also serves as a member of Avodah’s national Board.