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ECO-Action 30th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, October 27, 2019, 10:00 PM

Join us and Honorary Host, Congressman John Lewis, in celebrating three decades of Environmental Justice Leadership at ECO-Action’s 30th Anniversary Celebration!We believe that communities have the right to clean air, land, water and the agency to participate in the decisions affecting their lives. Since 1989, ECO-Action has trained, organized and empowered more than 140 community-based groups in 98 Georgia counties to move towards justice.The Auburn Avenue Research Library has graciously opened its doors for the evening which is dedicated to honoring ECO-Action’s past, celebrating its successes and launching it forward into another three decades of service. Our goal is to increase our impact, creating additional opportunities for communities to empower themselves to advocate for environmental justice in Georgia and the Southeast.The evening's program consists of:3-5 pm ReceptionEnjoy a reception with light fare and drinks accompanied by blues music by renowned local musician Danny ‘Mudcat’ Dudeck. Take the opportunity to meet and talk with our featured speaker Dr. Mustafa Ali.5-7 pm Keynote AddressLearn from the keynote address by environmental justice leader Dr. Mustafa Ali, founding member of EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice and current Vice President of Environmental Justice, Climate and Community Revitalization at the National Wildlife Federation. Following his address, discuss current issues with grassroots leaders from across the state. We look forward to welcoming our partners and friends to the event on October 27th. It is free and open to the public but it is also a critical fundraiser for ECO-Action. We rely on generous donations to sustain the work of ECO-Action in our communities. You can join the Celebration by: Registering for and attending the event. Donations to ECO-Action will also be accepted at the event. Joining the Host Committee, by lending your name and helping us promote the event. Your $250 donation includes two reservations to the event. Becoming a sponsor. Sponsorships opportunities are still available. If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor, please call Dr. Christina Fuller at (404) 413-1388. Funds raised through this event will support ECO-Action’s ongoing and new programs to ensure positive environmental change in Georgia. Your support is necessary to achieve greater environmental justice! See you on the 27th! Host Committee Members:Honorary Host, Congressman John Lewis Krista Brewer & Gary FlackJackie Echols Michael Halicki Jenny Hoffner Na’Taki Osborne Jelks  Kelly Jordan Lynn McIntyreBobbie and Rod PaulMaria Saporta Barb TouchetteSarah Winner

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