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. This year we will celebrate our 10th year hosting the Activist Awards! Wow!

Submit your nominations for the 2014 Activist Awards today! 

Is there an activist in your community that everyone just NEEDS to know about? Do you have a friend, coworker, or neighbor doing amazing work? We want to celebrate them! Let your voice be heard! Submit your nominations today and tell us who you think should receive an activist award this year - Click here to submit your nominations!

Save the date for the 2014 Activist Awards!

This year the Activist Awards will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at St. Stephen's Church. Click here to buy tickets and see more information!

Need more reasons to join us? Click here to watch this 2012 video for the top five reasons.

Have you been to all nine previous Activist Awards?

Click here to see all the impressive Awardees from the past nine years.

Click here to see the photos from Activist Awards 2013.

Click here to see the photos from Activist Awards 2012.

Click here to see the photos from Activist Awards 2011. 

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!