Global Community Monitor’s 10th Anniversary Celebration at Tres Mexican Kitchen was a huge success.  A big thank you to all that attended!

Over a hundred people attended and we raised nearly $10,000 to further our mission of empowering communities living on the fenceline.  The silent auction was a huge hit with great deals on local wine, hotel stays, event tickets and gifts galore.
Not only was it a very successful celebration but it was also an awe-inspiring opportunity to connect with other activists working for Environmental Justice around the country.  Hilton Kelley, 2011 Goldman Prize Winner from Port Arthur, Texas, shared stories from his community and from his fight for fenceline communities.

Connections were made, and victories shared from community organizers to policy advocates-those that have built a web of support for the grassroots Environmental Justice movement.

If you did not have a chance to make it to the event, check it out this incredible video from our community partners- watch here. Thank you to all that gave to GCM’s 10th. We greatly appreciate it. If you have not had a chance, it’s not too late to give to the 10th Anniversary. You can help us continue to assist grassroots leaders around the world. Donate here.

We’d also like to extend gratitude to Tres Mexican Kitchen for the delicious food and drinks. Special thanks to our flamenco guitarist, Carl Nagin, for creating a warm and inviting ambiance.  Sincere thanks to our host committee and event sponsors who provided the much needed resources and dedication in ensuring a great event.

Last, but certainly not least, thank you to our Event Committee including our Event Intern, Sarah Price.  We could not have pulled such a great event off without you!

Looking forward to the next 10 years.