Global Green hosted its Annual Pre-Oscar Gala at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills honoring Diane Meyer-Simon (Founder Award), Chief Oren Lyons (Icon Award), Beneficial State Bank (Resilience Partner Award), Xiuhtezcatl Martinez (Youth Leadership Award),The Solutions Project (People Award), Julia Jackson (Places Awards), and Creative Visions (Planet Award).
Everyone in Hollywood is bustling from event to event this week as they gear up to award seasons big finale: The Academy Awards this upcoming Sunday. Global Green got in, on the big awards frenzy by having some of the biggest names in the industry come out and help support this hard working organization. Some highlights of the eveneing included: GRAMMY-nominated Robin Thicke brought the house down with a special performance which included his hit single “Blurred Lines.” Guests were treated to a special performance by the Planet 911 Youth Choir and Orchestra, which included P!nk’s “What About Us” and Diane Warren’s Oscar-nominated “I’ll Fight” from the film “RBG.” The group is comprised of students from Waldorf Schools in Southern California and Compton Kids Club, with each teen committed to leading a volunteer project within their community. Meanwhile, DJ Cassidy provided music for the after-party where guests danced and mingled after the awards ceremony.
Global Green is dedicated to helping the people, places, and the planet in need through catalytic projects, transformative policy, and cutting-edge research. Global Green signature programs include greening affordable housing, schools, neighborhoods, and cities, advancing food waste recovery projects to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions, as well as rebuilding communities — such as New Orleans and areas of New York and New Jersey — that have suffered from the impacts of climate change, sea level rise, and environmental degradation. For more information, visit globalgreen.org and follow then @globalgreen.