2016 VFP National Convention

PEACE AT HOME, PEACE ABROAD
A Just and Sustainable Future for the World's Children

Who do you think deserves an award from VFP?

Award Categories

Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award

The Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon the person who, during their lifetime, have made significant and ongoing outstanding contributions to the cause of peace. This individual will have also made exceptional efforts to increase public awareness of the costs of war (via activism, teaching, writing, lecturing, the arts, music, film, stage, screen or radio).

2012 Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Ellen Murphy
2013 Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award Winner:  Bradley Manning
2014 Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award Winner:  Wayne Wittman

2015 Howard Zinn Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Col. Ann Wright


Service and Stewardship Award 

The Service and Stewardship award is given to an individual or group who/which has performed exemplary service in support of the livelihoods of veterans, advance the culture of peace in their local communities, nationally or internationally.

2012 Service and Stewardship Award Winner:  Stuart Riley
2013 Service and Stewardship Award Winner:  Will Williams
2014 Service and Stewardship Award Winner:  Kim Carlyle 
2015 Service and Stewardship Award Winner:  Chuck Searcy 


Leadership in Peace Award

The Leadership in Peace Award is given to the person or organization that displays initiative, inclusiveness, tirelessness and persistence in moving the mission of Veterans For Peace forward either locally, nationally or internationally.

2012 Leadership in Peace Award Winner:  Michael Cervantes
2013 Leadership in Peace Award Winner:  Barry Ladendorf
2014 Leadership in Peace Award Winner:  Fr. Roy Bourgeois
2015 Leadership in Peace Award Winner:  Ben Griffin