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2020 Community Sentinel Awards for Environmental Stewardship

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πŸ—“ December 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

December 10 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm EST

It is a rare occasion that we take time to celebrate grassroots leaders who work tirelessly to protect their communities. We’re all so busy that we rarely slow down to recognize each other in our struggle for environmental justice.

One of the ways that we sustain and build our movement is to celebrate these people and hear their stories.

We have the chance to do just that at the 2020 Community Sentinel Awards for Environmental Stewardship.

Think of it like the Grammys of the environmental justice movement!

I invite you to join us in this virtual celebration on December 10th, 2020 at 7 pm EST. Learn more, and RSVP by going to https://www.fractracker.org/sentinels.

Four inspirational grassroots activists have nominated by their community and selected to receive the award. At the ceremony, you will hear their stories of resistance against the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries.

Against all odds, these individuals have worked with their communities to create healthier, more equitable living conditions.

The event will also feature inspirational speakers, short video presentations, and of course, recognition and celebration of the Sentinel Award winners.

The ceremony will be followed by virtual breakout rooms where attendees can mingle and chat with award recipients.

You can learn more, and RSVP by going to https://www.fractracker.org/sentinels​

πŸ“Œ Tickets are pay-what-you-can, and all are welcome.

I hope you can join me and many others across the country to hear the stories of the Community Sentinels. Get your tickets here.

Hope to see you there!

Congratulations to this year’s Sentinel Award Winners!

  • Edith Abeyta of North Braddock, Pennsylvania
  • Yvette Arellano of Houston, Texas
  • Theresa Landrum of Detroit, Michigan, 48217
  • Brenda Jo McManama of Fairmont, West Virginia

Previous Sentinel Award Winners

2019
Allie Rosenbluth
Melissa Troutman
Ron Gulla
Sharon Lavigne

2018
Ellen Gerhart – Pennsylvania
Natasha Leger – Colorado
Rebecca Roter – Pennsylvania
Youth award: Nalleli Cobo – California

2017
Ranjana Bhandari – Arlington, TX
Frank Finan – Hop Bottom, PA
Ray Kemble – Montrose, PA

2016
Alma Hasse – Fruitland, ID
Alex Lotorto – Milford, PA
Vera Scroggins – Brackney, PA

2015
Dory Hippauf – Dallas, PA
Craig Stevens – Herndon, VA
Therese Vick – Raleigh, NC

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