The Lowlander Center supports lowland communities and places, both inland and coastal, for the benefit of both people and environment.
To facilitate citizen engagement in promoting the resilience of lowland people and places- for both the environment and the people.
To utilize the varieties of rich knowledge within the bayou communities, including Traditional Ecological and Historied Knowledges, to address social and environmental pressures being experienced in the region.
To create a forum for participatory action research and implementation that promotes the resilience of lowland people and places.
To serve as a source of training and theoretical and technical information to those working in the field, students, professionals and volunteers.
To function as a professional and unified voice for lowland resilience in the public marketplace of ideas and the public sphere.
To achieve greater awareness of the social and ethical component of lowland resilience and mitigation decisions.
To develop more effective lowland resilience programs which benefit the community as a whole, including coastal Tribal communities.
To help to create lowland resilience as a social norm.