Meghan Holmes

Meghan Holmes

Meghan Holmes is an Alabama-born, New Orleans-based freelance writer and documentarian. She has a master's degree in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi and is a fellow at Loyola's Institute of Environmental Communication. She also serves as project director of a nonprofit, Righteous Fur, working to connect regional artists and designers to nutria trappers in south Louisiana.

Latest stories from Meghan Holmes

How backpacks are helping New York City's homeless

The goal of Backpacks for the Street and Together Helping Others is to offer hope and compassion to the city’s (oft-ignored) homeless population.

Pouring it forward

​In the United States, around eighty percent of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are unemployed.

A new school of thought

​Nearly fifteen years ago, Suzy Amis Cameron called her sister Rebecca with a dilemma: she couldn’t find the right school for her young daughter.