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Champions for Change | NYC Benefit

Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM (EST)

New York, NY

Join us in support of 40 Years of Progress, since the Love Canal crisis in 1978, and our ongoing work with communities at risk from environmental harms. We will honor the on-the-ground work and achievements of Dr. Beverly Paigen, a community scientist, Jackie Young, activist from Houston, Texas and the extraordinary work of PUSH BUFFALO as our 2018 Champion’s for Change.

Our special guest Patricia Arquette, an Oscar winning actress who is making her directing debut on a new movie based on the events at Love Canal.


HOST COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Adelaide Gomer

Judith Enck

Cara McCaffrey

Benno Friedman

Sarah Stranahan

Ken Grossinger

Wendy Gordon

Mike Schade

Patricia Jenny

PROGRAM

6:30 PM Cocktail Reception

7:30 PM Introduction by Lois Gibbs and Honoree Remarks

8:00 PM Stories and Testimonials from Houston,TX and Buffalo, NY




SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Proceeds from the event will generate critical support that enables CHEJ and People’s Action’s People Planet First program to respond quickly to the environmental threats impacting children and families in underrepresented communities across the nation.

People & Planet Defender ($10,000) - 14 tickets plus, your logo/name prominently displayed at the event and in the program. Your note of congratulations to our champions in the memory booklet.

Superhero Underwriter ($5,000) - 10 tickets plus, your logo/name prominently displayed at the event and in the program. Your note of congratulations to our champions in the memory booklet.

Heavyweight Champ ($2,500) - 8 tickets plus, your logo/name displayed at the event and in the program. Your note of congratulations to our champions in the memory booklet.

Freedom Fighter ($1,500) - 6 tickets plus, special sponsorship recognition at the event. Your note of congratulations to our champions in memory booklet.

Ally ($500) - Admission for 3 guests.

Advocate ($150) - General Admission for 1 guest.

Early Bird Advocate ($125) - Admission for 1 guest; only available until Friday, August 31, 2018.



CHEJ

For 40 years, under the leadership of Lois Gibbs, CHEJ has been mentoring a movement and empowering people to prevent harm to human health caused by exposure to hazardous environmental conditions. Through training, coalition building and one-on-one technical and organizing assistance. Last year CHEJ merged with People’s Action Institute to enable our work to expand and link with other issues that directly impacts our member organizations nationwide. By organizing one school, one neighborhood, one community at a time, our work is making the world cleaner and healthier for all of us.


PPF

People and Planet First is organizing over 20 states, Indian Country, and many municipalities around the country to put people and planet over corporate profits. Our member organizations are grounded in communities of color and low-income communities, and our members are on the front lines – not only of the climate crisis, but of racial and economic injustice as well. We have a long history of building power to combat systemic racism and classism, and the climate crisis is nothing less than the biggest opportunity in a generation to put this power into action, both mitigating the worst impacts of the present and building the solutions.


People’s Action Institute

People’s Action Institute was founded in 2016 to ignite a movement of millions that captures the rising demand for change in our society. Formed from the merger of powerful national organizations, we also come from a storied history of innovation and success. We’ve won health insurance for millions and stopped Wall Street banks from selling predatory payday loans to their customers.

People’s Action Institute is a tax exempt U.S. Internal Revenue recognized 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. All contributions are tax 100% tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

For more information visit www.chej.org and www.peoplesaction.org or contact Sharon Franklin at sfranklin@chej.org or s.franklin@peoplesaction.org .




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