International Peace AwardCommunity of Christ
International Peace Award
Honor Roll

 

 

2013 John L. Bell  

Hymn writer and author.


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Interview with John Bell


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2012 Dr. Tadatoshi Akiba  

Advocate for a global nuclear disarmament and founder of Mayors for Peace.


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Interview with Dr. Akiba

Nuclear Disarmament Advocate...Accepts...Award


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2011 Terry Tempest Williams  

Visionary author, naturalist, and activist

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2010 Greg Mortenson  

Co-founder and executive director of the Central Asia Institute; school-builder and author of the books Three Cups of Tea and Stones into Schools

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2009 Dr. Halima Bashir  

Advocate for the health and safety of the women and children of Darfur

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interview: Dr. Halima Bashir 

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2008 Koinonia Community  

Exemplary peacemaking signal community; award accepted by Koinonia executive director Bren Dubay and chaplain Norris Harris

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Interview: Bren Dubay and Norris Harris 

interview: young adult Sarah Prendergast

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2007 Dolores Huerta and Father Virgilio Elizondo

Dolores Huerta
Non-violent advocate for farm workers' rights

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Father Virgilio Elizondo
Parent of US Hispanic theology affirming inclusion of all

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2006 Howard Zehr  

Pioneer in restorative justice and co-director for the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, Virginia, USA

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2005 Craig Kielburger  

Founder of Free the Children, headquartered in Toronto, Canada; youngest ever recipient at age 22

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2004 Rev. James Lawson  

Civil Rights and on-going activist; organized the campaign to desegregate Nashville, Tennessee through lunch counter sit-ins

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2003 Dr. Jean Vanier  

Founder of L'Arche, an international movement that creates communities for adults with developmental disabilities

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2002 Ms. Ela Gandhi  

Vigorous non-violent opponent of apartheid in South Africa who was under house arrest for nine years

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2001 Dr. Swanee Hunt  

Works with women and children in Bosnia; founder of Women Waging Peace. Former US Ambassador to Austria

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2000 Dr. John Paul Lederach  

International mediator and founding director of the Conflict Transformation Program at Eastern Mennonite University, USA

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1999 Dr. Jane Goodall  

Primate researcher and environmentalist; international environmental education work with children

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1998 Dr. Marie Fortune  

Minister, founder, and director of the Seattle, Washington, Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence

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1997 Senator Juan M. Flavier  

Senator, medical doctor and development worker among the poor; the former secretary of Department of Health in the Philippines

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1995 Marian Wright Edelman  

National advocate for disadvantaged Americans, especially children; founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund

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1994 Dr. M. Scott Peck and Lily Ho Peck  

Founders of the Foundation for Community Encouragement; M. Scott Peck is the author of The Road Less Traveled and other titles

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1993 Dr. Jehan Sadat  

Social reformer; advocate of emancipation projects for women in Egypt

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