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MCE Announces 10th Annual Charles F. McGlashan Advocacy Awards for Outstanding Environmental Leadership
2020 Honorees of Annual MCE Advocacy Awards include The Centers for Independent Living; ILRSCC (Independent Living Resources of Solano & Contra Costa Counties, MCIL (Marin Center for Independent Living) and DSLC (Disability Services Legal Center) with Vi Ibarra (Developmental Disabilities Council of Contra Costa County); Deborah Elliott, and the Fairfax Climate Action Committee.
SAN RAFAEL and CONCORD, Calif.—MCE’s Board of Directors recognized three recipients of this year’s Charles F. McGlashan Advocacy Awards at MCE’s Board of Directors Meeting on March 18, 2021 with honorees that include: ILRSCC (Independent Living Resources of Solano & Contra Costa Counties), MCIL (Marin Center for Independent Living), DSLC (Disability Services Legal Center) with Vi Ibarra, Deborah Elliott from the County of Napa, and the Fairfax Climate Action Committee. MCE established this annual award in June 2011 to commemorate and memorialize the legacy of environmental leadership by former founding MCE Chair, Charles F. McGlashan. This year’s recipients are being recognized for their partnership and ongoing commitment to environmental justice and community choice. “MCE has always been driven by our communities’ needs, and we are proud this year to recognize these outstanding partners,” said Kevin Haroff, MCE Board Director, Executive Committee Chair, and City of Larkspur councilmember. “The work done by this year’s recipients showcases how community leadership can benefit our most vulnerable populations and our planet simultaneously. We are grateful to work with these organizations and others to support our communities in this time of need.”