Libia Grueso

Libia Grueso is a social worker and civil rights activist from Buenaventura, Colombia, fighting for civil rights of Afro-Colombian communities.

Libia Grueso
NationalityColombian
OccupationSocial worker
Known forCivil rights activism
AwardsGoldman Environmental Prize (2004)

She is also co-founder of the Process of Black Communities (PCN). She managed to secure more than 24,000 km² in territorial rights for the country's black rural communities, and she has been focused on protecting Colombia's Pacific rainforest. Libia Grueso received the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2004.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Goldman Environmental Prize: Libia Grueso Archived 2007-12-04 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on November 30, 2007)