GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives)is a worldwide alliance of more than 800 grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals in over 90 countries whose ultimate vision is a just, toxic-free world without incineration.
They are showing how grassroots movements can create:
- healthy communities
- local living economies
- environmental & worker justice
- zero waste and
- clean energy solutions
The reception will include brief presentations by 3 winners of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize (who will be honored for their outstanding environmental leadership at a DC Prize Ceremony the day before), as well as a chance to socialize and celebrate.
Who they are must remain a mystery until the winners are announced on April 15th. But please RSVP by April 16th at (202) 787-5229 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
May Boeve, 350.org * Robin Broad, American University * Charlotte Brody, BlueGreen Alliance * John Cavanagh, Institute for Policy Studies * Michael Ewall, Esq., Energy Justice Network * Kari Fulton, Environmental Justice Climate Change Initiative * Diane Ives, The Kendeda Fund * Daniel Katz, The Overbrook Foundation * Stephanie Maddin, Earthjustice * Jacqueline Patterson, NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice, * Brenda Platt, Institute for Local Self-Reliance * Javid Syed, American Jewish World Service * Joe Uehlein, Labor Network for Sustainability * Elizabeth Yeampierre, Esq., UPROSE * Timi Gerson, American Jewish World Service * Robert Engelman, Worldwatch Institute * Tom Kruse, Rockefeller Brothers Fund * Ellen Dorsey, Wallace Global Fund * Lisa Renstrom, Interfaith Power and Light * Stuart Clarke, Town Creek Foundation