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April 20th 2023

Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Pavilion

California Greenworks is a non-profit environmental organization whose mission is to provide environmental educational programs to urban schools, revitalize urban open spaces, waterways and neighborhoods. This year we will honor the accomplishments of members in our community who have made extraordinary accomplishments within the environmental movement. This year’s honorees are: Director of STEM Education Synergy Academies: Barbara Shannon, EdD; Executive Officer of the Baldwin Hills and Urban Watersheds Conservancy David McNeill; and Ed Dwight, the First African American Astronaut Candidate and renowned sculptor. The event is being planned for April 20th 2023 awards presentations at the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Pavilion.

This program will honor the legacy of Dr. George Washington Carver because of his well-documented past, as an inventor, educator, scientist, painter, botanist and conservationist. Our guest speakers and hosts for the evening include: Dr. Kenneth Phillips of the California Science Center ; Congresswoman Sydney Kamlager; and Comedian and Actor Kente Scott.

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Reserve your spot at this event now! Tickets on sale below.

Click below to purchase your tickets. Participants receive complimentary Hors D’oeuvre, private access to the California Science Center’s ecosystem and a chance to drink and dine under the space shuttle Endeavor before it moves to its new home across the street in fall 2023! A portion of your ticket is tax deductible, and supports environmental projects to benefit low income residents in South Los Angeles.

About the G.W. Carver Environmental Legacy Awards

Dr. George Washington Carver, an African American scientist, naturalist, visionary and environmentalist saw it fitting to pursue a life of uplifting his community through the use of ecology and science. His vision lives with us today. The GW Carver Environmental Legacy Awards is intended to serve as recognition for outstanding devotion and service to mankind.

Our award recognizes leaders within their prospective fields of academia, green technology/STEM, environmental justice/advocacy, entertainment and community service categories. These outstanding citizens have distinguished themselves within their prospective professions to have made a positive impact on humanity and our environment. We seek to honor their service to humanity and achievements with our award during this annual gala celebration.

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