Inaugural DC Celebration

Kayapo leaders

Featuring:

  • Special guest Amazon Watch founder and Executive Director Atossa Soltani will offer insights into the current state of the Amazon rainforest and the grassroots struggles to protect the rights of indigenous stewards therein.
  • A photo exhibition by award-winning conservation photographer Cristina Mittermeier, featuring her breathtaking photos of indigenous communities along Brazil's endangered Xingu River.
  • A celebration of fifteen years of achievements for the people and rainforests of the Amazon and the launch of new initiatives to advance alternatives to large dams in the Brazilian Amazon, secure land rights for indigenous peoples in Peru, and bring clean water to oil affected communities in Ecuador.

When:

Thursday,
May 10th, 2012
6 – 8 pm

 

Where:

Busboys and Poets
5th & K Streets NW
Washington, DC

RSVP to: rsvp@amazonwatch.org
and stay updated by visiting the Facebook event page.

Admission is free and you will have the
opportunity to support Amazon Watch's tremendous work.

Hors d'oeuvres provided with a cash bar and menu items available for ordering.

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Host Committee:

Ronit Avni
Monika Bernstein
Simon Billenness
Moira Birss
Kelly Blynn
Eve Bratman
Susanne Breitkopf
Lily Bryan
Gillian Caldwell
Thomas Cavanagh
Harriett Crosby
Cristina Espinel
Matt Finer
Bennett Freeman
Paulina Garzón
Emily Goldman
Robert Goodland
Kevin Healy
Karen Hinton
Kate Horner
Chris Jochnick
Steve Kretzmann
Viviana Krsticevic
Janet MacGillivray Wallace
Liliana Madrigal
Nick Magel
Amol Mehra
Andrew Miller
Carroll Muffett
Folabi Olagbaju
James Orlando
Ryan Phelps
Mark Plotkin
Carlos Salinas
Ashkan Soltani
Atossa Soltani
Suzanne West

* There is still time to join the host committee!
If you are interested in joining this amazing group of supporters,
email andrew@amazonwatch.org

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