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Sponsorships and Ads

Liberation Sponsor

$3000

  • Front, back, or inside full page color ad in the program book

  • 10 tickets to the Thomas Merton Award

  • Weekly e-blast acknowledgement for 4 consecutive weeks

  • On stage mention and shout out

  • Sponsor specific Instagram, Twitter, & FaceBook boosted post

  • 1 year of Quarter-Page (7" x 4.5") NewPeople Newspaper Ad

  • Sponsor themed email reminder to all our subscribers about the event

  • Inclusion in Facebook event description

  • Name/logo displayed at bar and food tables

  • Projected thank you message inside August Wilson Center

  • Inclusion in press release to all media

  • Reserved table with signage at event

  • Opportunity to address audience from the stage

Solidarity Sponsor

$250

  • Designated for individuals

  • Name acknowledgement in program book

  • 2 tickets for you and a friend

  • Member picture thank you in e-blast following dinner

  • Thanks on social media with all Solidarity Sponsors

Revolution Sponsor

$1500

  • Half-Page ad in program book

  • 6 tickets to the Thomas Merton Award

  • Weekly e-blast acknowledgement for 3 consecutive weeks

  • On stage mention

  • Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook boosted post (with all other sponsors)

  • 4 months of Business Card (3.5 x 2.5") NewPeople Ad

Resistance Sponsor

$750

  • Quarter page ad in program book

  • 4 tickets to the Thomas Merton Award

  • Weekly e-blast acknowledgement for 2 consecutive weeks

  • On stage mention

  • Instagram, Twitter, & FB boosted post (with all other sponsors)

  • 1 month of Business Card (3.5 x 2.5") NewPeople Ad

Program Book Ads

Please send an email to ProgramAd@ThomasMertonCenter.org

$800 - Full-page acknowledgement ad: 5’’w x 8’’h

  • Name mentioned in advertiser-specific boosted Facebook, Twitter and Instagram event post

  • 1 year of Quarter Page (7" x 4.5") NewPeople Newspaper Ad

  • Logo inclusion in the TMC E-blast for 6 weeks

$400 - Half-page acknowledgement ad: 5”w x 3.875”h

  • Name mentioned in boosted Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter event post (with all other ads)

  • 4 months of Business Card (3.5 x 2.5") NewPeople Ad

  • Logo inclusion in the TMC E-blast for 4 weeks

$200 - Quarter-page acknowledgement ad: 2.375”w x 3.875”h

  • Name mentioned in boosted Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter event post (with all other ads)

  • 1 month of Business Card (3.5 x 2.5") NewPeople Ad

  • Logo inclusion in the TMC E-blast for 2 weeks

$100 - Business Card Ad: 3.5"w x 2.5"h

  • Name mentioned in boosted Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter event post (with all other ads)

  • Name mentioned in following NewPeople

  • Logo inclusion in the TMC E-blast for 1 week

PAST THOMAS MERTON AWARDEES

Over the years, the Thomas Merton Center has honored the following activists who work on national and international issues that transform our world. We honor them yearly at an annual awards dinner which is open for our community of activist members to attend.

1972- James Carroll

1973- Dorothy Day

1974- Dick Gregory

1975- Joan Baez

1976- Dom Helder Camara

1978- Dick Hughes

1979- Bishop John Burt & James Malone

1980- William Winpisinger

1981- The People of Poland

1982- Archbishop Ramon Hunthausen

1983- No Awardee

1984- Bernice Johnson Reagon

1985- Henri Nouwen

1986- Allen Boesak

1987- Miguel D’ Escoto

1988- Daniel Berrigan

1989- Comrades of El Salvador & Elizabeth

1990- Marian Wright Edelman

1991- Howard Zinn

1992- Molly Rush

1993- Reverend Lucius Walker

1994- Richard Rohr, OFM

1995- Marion Kramer

1996- Winona LaDuke

1997- Ron Chisolm

1998- Studs Terkel

1999- Wendell Berry

2000- Ronald V. Dellems

2001- Sister Joan Chittister

2002- Bishop Leontine T.C. Kelly

2003- Voices

2004- Amy Goodman

2005- Fr. Roy Bourgeois

2006- Angela Davis

2007- Cindy Sheehan

2008- Malik Rahim

2009- Dennis J. Kucinich

2010- Noam Chomsky

2011- Vandana Shiva

* 40th Anniversary Peace and Justice Award – Medea Benjamin

2012- Martin Sheen

2013 – Bill McKibben

2014 – Jeremy Scahill

2015 – Congresswoman Barbara Lee

2016 – Frida Berrigan

2017 - The Center for Constitutional Rights

2018 - The Arch City Defenders