The Activist Awards Grassroots Gala is a wonderful event where we celebrate DC activists’ hard work and successes in creating a more just and peaceful world. We honor local activists and throw a party for the entire community. This year we will celebrate our 10th year hosting the Activist Awards! Wow!
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
Click here to see more information about all of the inspirational awardees.