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Prize Winners Today: How Hilton Kelley is Building Community against a Backdrop of Environmental Injustice

By Ellen Lomonico The day before our interview, environmental justice champion Hilton Kelley (United States, 2011) was celebrating his granddaughter’s birthday—“the big 10.” With powerful, broad shoulders and a thick, white beard, it’s easy to see how the former actor embodies the role of a slightly intimidating but nonetheless jovial grandfather. It’s a responsibility that he holds for many: since moving back to his hometown of Port Arthur, Texas, Hilton has emerged as a formidable community leader in the ongoing... Read Blog Post