November 13, 2008
Tonight, ACE's own Carlos Moreno will receive the prestigious National Conservation Achievement Award, also known as the "Connie Award," in Washington D.C.
For the past 43 years the National Wildlife Federation has held the Connie Awards as a commemoration to "individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting wildlife through education, advocacy, and on–the–ground conservation."
Carlos has been chosen in the Youth award category for his extensive environmental justice work and organizing that has raised $1.75 million for the development of youth jobs and programming in Boston.
"Carlos is a remarkable young man and his leadership at ACE has inspired both youth and adults. We are very proud of him," said Jodi Sugerman-Brozan, Program Director at ACE. Read more...