Previous Common Ground Award Winners

  • 2012 Common Ground Awards: Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, Ingoma Nshya, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Peace Child International, Lord George Carey of Clifton, Rabbi David Rosen, & Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
  • 2011 Common Ground Awards: Bishop John Chane, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, & Amb. (Ret.) William Miller, Rais Bhuyan, Emmanuel Jal, The Freedom Riders, Mo Ibrahim Foundation, HM Queen Noor of Jordan
  • 2010 Common Ground Awards: Center Rock Inc. & Drillers Supply Inc., Descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, Eboo Patel, Jim Leach, The British Government, Just Vision, The Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA), The South African 1995 Springbok Rugby Team
  • 2009 Common Ground Awards: Congressman John Lewis and Elwin Wilson; Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish; Karen Armstrong; Coach Luma Mufleh and the Fugees Family; CeaseFire; Playing for Change; Melissa Etheridge and Salman Ahmad & Participant Medi
  • 2008 Common Ground Awards: Government of Canada; Government of Australia; The Parents Circle–Familes Forum; Beyond the 11th; Asst. Sec. of State Christopher Hill; The New York Philharmonic Orchestra; Peaceoholics
  • 2007 Common Ground Awards: Gen. Roméo Dallaire; Charlie Rose; Ishmael Beah; Combatants for Peace; Little Mosque on the Prairie; Health Care Coverage for the Uninsured
  • 2006 Common Ground Awards: Pres. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf; Sesame Workshop; John Whitehead; Taylor Branch; David Broza, Wisam Murad and Said Murad
  • 2005 Common Ground Awards: Muhammad Ali; Henry Johnson and Dominic Taylor; Sec. Jack Kemp and Sec. Henry Cisneros; Americans for Informed Democracy and Families of September 11; Adina Shapiro and Ghassan Abdullah; Amb. John McDonald
  • 2004 Common Ground Awards: Harold Saunders; Prime Minister Atal Vajpayee and Gen. Pervez Musharraf; Community of Sant'Egidio; Pontanima Choir of Sarajevo; Breaking the Ice; The Rev. James Movel Wuye and Imam Muhammed Nurayn Ashafa; Carolina RAIN
  • 2004 European Common Ground Awards: Pres. Boris Trajkovski; Werner Lottje; Moussia Haulot; Don Piero Gallo
  • 2003 European Common Ground Awards Pres. Martti Ahtisaari; Sergio Vieira de Mello; Mousta Largo; Nikiforos Metaxas
  • 2002 Common Ground Awards: Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Ted Koppel; The Daniel Pearl Foundation; John Wallach; Azim Khamisa; Ples Felix
  • 2001 Common Ground Awards: Rep. Maxine Waters and Rep. Spencer Bachus; St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Trinity Lutheran Church and Dar Alarqam Mosque; Linda and Peter Biehl; Ljupco Markovski and Mexmedin Memeti; Joseph and Clementina Chéry
  • 2000 Common Ground Awards: Pres. Kim Dae Jung and Kim Jong Il; Daniel Barenboim; Rep. Doug Bereuter and Rep. Sander Levin; Edward Norton; Libby Rouse; William Ury; Loretta C. Biggs; Amb. Peter D. Constable
  • 1999 Common Ground Awards Sec. James A. Baker; Daniel Yankelovich; Ten Point Coalition of Boston; Hendrik W. van der Merwe; Peter C. Angelos and the Government of Cuba
  • 1998 Common Ground Awards: Pres. Jimmy Carter; Sen. George Mitchell; Maitre Alioune Blondin Beye; The Alliance of Concerned Men; William Raspberry; Melvin Douglas and Abbas Jadidi; Melvin Douglas and Abbas Jadidi; Deborah Tannen