You’re invited to Community Shares of Wisconsin’s annual Community Change-Maker Awards on Thursday, September 22, 2022. This hybrid event will take place in person at Union South and online.

We will celebrate local leaders and organizations who are advancing social and environmental justice in our community.

Tickets purchased in support of this event help CSW award $1,000 each to the three nonprofits represented by the Change-Maker Award winners and the three nonprofit winners of the CSW Collaboration Award.

Tickets are a suggested donation of $50. Purchase your tickets or sponsor the event today.

Change-Maker Award winners

Dana Pellebon, nominated by OutReach LGBTQ+ Community Center
Winner of the Liesl Blockstein Community Leadership Award

Phyllis Greenberger, nominated by Disability Rights Wisconsin
Winner of the Sally Sunde Family Advocate Award 

Elisabeth Lambert, nominated by ACLU of Wisconsin Foundation
Winner of the Linda Sundberg Civil Rights Defender Award

Community Shares of Wisconsin Collaboration Award winners

This award recognizes CSW member nonprofits that demonstrate the power of collaboration with their coordinated efforts to lead impactful social justice change within our community. This year’s winners will be recognized for using the power of the law to protect the health of Wisconsin communities.

Wisconsin Environmental Health Network (the environmental arm of Physicians for Social Responsibility Wisconsin), Midwest Environmental Advocates, and River Alliance of Wisconsin

Community Shares of Wisconsin Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

R. Richard (Dick) Wagner, for being instrumental in the movement for LGBTQ equality in Wisconsin and especially in Dane County. Awarded posthumously.

To sponsor this event or buy tickets: 2022 Community Change-Maker Awards

Have questions? Contact Susan Kilmer at [email protected] or call 608-256-1066 x 211

We strive to host inclusive and accessible events that enable all individuals to participate. To request an accommodation, contact Susan Kilmer at [email protected] or call 608-256-1066 x 211

The Community Change-Maker Awards event is generously presented by UW Credit Union.


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