Every year, the Washington Peace Center throws the activist party of the season!
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.
Thanks to everyone who joined us onThursday, Dec 6, 2012! Click here for photos from the wonderful evening!
This December, the Washington Peace Center will host the 8th annual Activist Awards Grassroots Gala where we celebrate DC activists' hard work and successes in creating a more just and peaceful world.
And this year's winners are...
Beet Street Gardens
Brian Best and St Stephen's Church
Chai Shenoy, Collective Action for Safe Spaces
Dave Richardson, AFGE 12 and DC Jobs with Justice
Housing for All Campaign
Immigrant Rights Coalition
Ivy City Civic Association Youth Committee, Empower DC
Jeffrey Light, National Lawyers Guild and Occupy DC
Judith Hawkins, Bread for the City and It Is What It Is Mobile Talk Show
Congrats to all our awardees! Click here for their full bios.
Dust off your tutu and party shoes because there will be great music and performances, fun dancing, free food, cash bar 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!
Want to know more? Check out an awesome video with 5 great reasons to come to the Activist Awards each year!
Have you been to all seven previous Activist Awards?
Click here to see all the impressive Awardees from the past seven years.
Click here to see photos from Activist Awards 2010.
Check out a slideshow of pictures from past years here, including photos from the first Activist Awards in 2004!