Amazon Watch turns 20 this year! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!


Amazon Watch turns 20 this year!

For many years our luncheon has been our premiere supporter engagement event, but this year we decided to do something extra special to commemorate this milestone of advocacy for the Amazon. This year we are hosting an extraordinary evening gala birthday party on October 5th.

We are honored to host special guest Sônia Bone Guajajara, Brazilian indigenous leader, Executive Coordinator of Brazil’s Association of Indigenous Peoples (APIB), and leading voice for Brazil’s indigenous movement.

Please save the date and plan to join us at this special celebration on October 5th.

What: Amazon Watch’s 20th Anniversary Gala
Who: 300 changemakers committed to defending the Amazon, indigenous rights, and our global climate
When: October 5th @ 6 pm
Where: Bently Reserve, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco, CA
Why: To gather our supporters and allies to celebrate two decades of victories for the Amazon

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Schedule:

6 pm: Cocktail Reception and musical entertainment
7 – 8 pm: Dinner and Program
8 – 11 pm: Dance Party with local Brazilian musicians and special guests

To become a sponsor or join the host committee, contact Roberta Giordano atroberta@amazonwatch.org or 510-281-9020 ext. 306

For the Amazon and Mother Earth,


Leila Salazar-López
Executive Director

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