Annual Award Celebration - One People, Una Frontera
Join us to celebrate communities spearheading crossborder environmental justice and rebuilding the natural world we share. Communities on an international border have the great privilege and responsibility of transcending boundaries and merging two cultures into one unique way of life. One border, shared. One community, together. One people, unified.
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Acompáñenos para celebrar a las comunidades que encabezan la justicia ambiental transfronteriza y la reconstrucción del mundo natural que compartimos. Las comunidades a lo largo de la frontera tienen el privilegio y la gran responsabilidad de transcender fronteras y mezclar dos culturas en una forma de vida única. Una frontera compartida. Una comunidad en solidaridad. Un pueblo unido.
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Spirit of Justice Awards
These government agencies worked to confine more than 42-tons of lead-contaminated waste from a Tijuana battery plant. This award recognizes their leadership and steadfast commitment to the health and safety of our neighborhoods.
SEMARNAT, EPA Region 9, Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins
Environmental Justice Champion Awards
From producing powerful documentaries to ensuring healthy development practices on the Alamar River, these awardees display unparalleled professional effort and commitment to equitable, balanced development in cross-border communities.
The Rodriguez Griswold Family, Vicky Funari and Sergio De La Torre, Enrique Medina, Ana Elena Espinoza, Saúl Guzmán
Healthy Neighborhoods/Barrios Saludables Awards
These groups have offered opportunities for concerned Tijuana citizens to get involved in their communities. Their advocacy and organizing efforts have led to toxic site cleanups, preservation of declining natural space and a strengthened concept of environmental justice in the border region.
Consejo Consultivo Para el Desarrollo Sustentable, Tijuana Calidad de Vida, Proyecto Fronterizo de Educación Ambiental, CICEA Papalotzin, Red de Ciudadanos para la Mejora de las Comunidades (RECIMEC), Colectivo Chilpancingo, Jóvenes Pro Justica Ambiental
28 adults and youth will be recognized for their outstanding civic engagement in the struggle for healthy neighborhoods.