The 2018 Peacemaker Awards Banquet will be held on Dec. 6 in Dallas.

Nov. 6, 2018

Green Source DFW and its parent nonprofit the Memnosyne Institute are proud to announce that Green Source DFW has been chosen for the 2018 Media Accountability Award by the Dallas Peace and Justice Center.

“The Memnosyne Institute is humbled and delighted that our Green Source DFW program is being recognized alongside so many inspiring and remarkable individuals and organizations in North Texas,” said Memnosyne Institute cofounder Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk.

Phillip ShinodaPhillip Shinoda, retired Editor and founder of Green Source DFW.

Green Source DFW is an online publication covering environmental news in North Texas. Launched in 2011, the educational site was the vision of retired GSDFW Editor Phillip Shinoda and Memnosyne Institute cofounders Thompson-Frenk and Joshua Frenk.

Today, continues to promote the North Texas green movement through original reporting, feature articles, green business and nonprofit listings and a green event calendar. The site is overseen by Wendel Withrow, GSDFW Director, and Julie Thibodeaux, GSDFW Editor, and a dedicated team of contributers - Anna Clark, Rita Cook, Marshall Hinsley, Shirley Jinkins, Amy Martin, Minnie Payne, Andrea Ridout, Julie Ryan, VET the artist and Jason Winningham, aka The Green Tip Guy and web designer David Hahn of Fireroad Digital.

Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk and Joshua FrenkMemnosyne Institute cofounders Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk and Joshua Frenk.

The mission of the Green Source DFW is to educate the community about environmental topics as they relate to North Texas, including green living, sustainable practices, conservation, environmental advocacy, eco-friendly green businesses and public policy discussions.

In addition, GSDFW hosts the annual Oak Cliff Earth Day (April 14) and the Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards ( Nov. 15), which celebrate and unite the North Texas green community.

We’re honored to be included with these other inspiring winners: 

Peacemaker of the Year - Hadi Jawad; Justice Seeker of the Year - Julio Acostal; Justice Seeker of the Year - Reverend Dr. Neil G. Cazares-Thomasl; Peacemaker Organization of the Year - Force for Immigrant’s Rights and Empowerment; and Lifetime Peacemaker - Jan Sanders

The public is invited to join in the celebration at the 2018 Peacemaker Awards Banquet on Dec. 6 in Dallas.

In addition to the banquet, the evening features a silent auction and a reception with booths from fair-trade and eco-friendly vendors, local artisans and socially responsible entrepreneurs for your holiday shopping. Local non-profits and educational institutions will be there as well to share information on their efforts and increase community involvement.

“This is an annual homecoming event for Peacemakers and Justice Seekers in our North Texas Community,” said Thompson-Frenk. “It is a time to come together and lift up the good work being done for Peace and Justice by exceptional leaders.”


2018 Peacemaker Awards Banquet

About: Honoring North Texas peacemakers and justice seekers

Hosted by: Dallas Peace & Justice Center

When: Dec. 6, Reception at 5 p.m., Dinner & Program at 7 p.m.

Where: DoubleTree Campbell Center, 8250 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75206. (At Central Expressway & Caruth Haven.)

Cost: Tickets are $100. Ticket packages and tables range from $500 to $1,000. A limited number of discounted tickets tickets are available for students and for guests with financial restrictions. Email for details.


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