On October 19, 2017, the El-Hibri Foundation held its eleventh annual Peace Awards Ceremony to honor three individuals who have demonstrated courageous leadership in advancing inclusion, building capacity, and organizing communities for positive social change:
Imam Mohamed Magid of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center was named the 2017 El-Hibri Peace Education Prize Laureate for his decades of work as a tireless and vocal champion of inclusion, social justice, and interfaith collaboration.
Dr. John L. Esposito of Georgetown University was named the 2017 Fearless Ally Award Recipient for his close collaboration with national Muslim leaders to advance inclusion and understanding of American Muslims for over four decades.
Chaplain Kameelah Rashad of the Muslim Wellness Foundation was named the 2017 Community Builder Award Recipient for her innovative work to build the capacity of American Muslim communities to improve mental health and wellness and promote more inclusive norms.
Missed the ceremony? Watch video clips from the ceremony below.
Opening remarks by EHF president Farhan Latif:
Highlights from Chaplain Kameelah Rashad’s acceptance of the 2017 Community Builder Award, presented by Shireen Zaman of the Proteus Fund and by EHF staff member Makkah Ali:
Highlights from Dr. John L. Esposito’s acceptance of the 2017 Fearless Ally Award, presented by Baroness Mary Goudie of the United Kingdom’s House of Lords and by Dalia Mogahed of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding:
Highlights from Imam Mohamed Magid’s acceptance of the 2017 El-Hibri Peace Education Prize, presented by EHF staff member Maggie Siddiqi and EHF president Farhan Latif: