ACCEPTED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 24, 2018
GreenLatinos Awards Descriptions and Selection Criteria
Living Legacy Award:
The Living Legacy Award is reserved for individuals who have committed their lives and careers (more than 10 years) to environmental and conservation issues. They have demonstrated the highest levels of leadership and commitment in advancing the Latino community in the environmental and conservation field.
Past awardees include: Robert Garcia, Founding President & Counsel, The City Project Los Angeles.
The Champion Advocate award is reserved for an elected official who have demonstrated leadership and commitment to environment and conservation issues through their careers.
Note: That this year this award has been changed to be reserved for elected officials.
Past awardees include: Amanda Aguirre, Climate Action Campaign
Community Advocate Award:
The Community Advocate award is reserved for an GreenLatinos Member who have demonstrated leadership and commitment to environment and conservation issues through their career.
- Past awardees include: Juan Parras, Executive Director, T.E.J.A.S
Emerging Leader Award:
The Emerging Leader award is reserved for a young individual between the ages of 15 - 28 who has demonstrated leadership, activism, and commitment to advancing Latino priorities in the environment and conservation field.
- NEW AWARD AS OF 2018
The Compañer@ award is reserved for individuals or organizations that have demonstrated commitment to serve as allies to the Latino community in our fight for equity, justice, and inclusion. This award is not limited to environmental and conservation based work.
- Past awardees include: Earthjustice