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Activist Awards Grassroots Gala 2014
December 11, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm$15 – $200
This December, the Washington Peace Center will host the 10th annual Activist Awards Grassroots Gala where we celebrate DC activists’ hard work and successes in creating a more just and peaceful world.
Dust off your tutu and party shoes because there will be great performances, free food, cash bar, fun dancing, awesome silent auction baskets and lots of inspiring progressive activists who deserve a night to party. Pull out your 80’s tux, prettiest cocktail dress or favorite pair of jeans, because this is a Grassroots Gala. Please join us!
Tickets are $15-200, sliding scale. We will be accepting cash, credit cards, or checks. $50 and up receive 2 free full-color posters. $100 and up receive a VIP gift. .
And the winners are…!
- Aja Taylor, Bread for the City and the DC Ban the Box Coalition
- Bruno Avila, Employment Justice Center and Latino Economic Development Center
- Calvert Citizens for a Healthy Community
- Noura Erakat, Jadaliyya and the DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival
- Salim Adofo, National Black United Front
- Salvador Sarmiento, National Day Laborers Organizer Network and Cosita Seria
- Youth Award: Lydia Brown, Washington Metro Disabled Students Collective and the Autistic Self Advocacy Network
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Shujaa Graham, Witness to Innocence