NOTICE - THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

 

At this time, tickets and seating are sold out for The James W. Foley Freedom Awards.

In the event that tickets become available, please add your information to the waitlist.

If seating becomes possible, JWFLF staff will notify you by email.

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The James W. Foley Legacy Foundation invites you to share in our annual awards event celebrating the legacy of James W. Foley.

We seek those who value moral courage and share in our commitment to advocate for the freedom of all Americans held hostage abroad and promote the safety of journalists worldwide.

 

JAMES W. FOLEY

 

This fundraising awards event will take place at the National Press Club, in Washington, DC on May 1st, 2024

 

Help us raise $500,000 in crucial funds!

SPECIAL MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY

STING

Award-winning composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and activist

HOSTED BY

AMNA NAWAZ

Co-Anchor, PBS
NewsHour

HONORING

 

2024 AMERICAN HOSTAGE FREEDOM AWARD

COL CHRISTOPHER P. COSTA
Executive Director, The International Spy Museum

 

2024 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM AWARD

CHARLES M. SENNOTT
Founder and Editor in Chief, The GroundTruth Project

 

2024 HUMANITARIAN AWARD

LISA CONSIGLIO
CEO and Co-Founder, Narrative 4

 

2024 HUMANITARIAN AWARD

COLUM MCCANN
Author, President and Co-Founder, Narrative 4

 

2024 ROBERT A. LEVINSON EXCELLENCE IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE AWARD

PAUL ABBATE
Deputy Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

SENATOR JEANNE SHAHEEN

United States Senator

&

CONGRESSMAN FRENCH HILL

United States Congressman

EVENT DETAILS

 Join us May 1st, 2024 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC

  • Cocktail attire preferred
  • Cocktails and appetizers provided in the First Amendment & Holeman Lounges beginning at 6:00 PM. 
  • Dinner will be served in the Ballroom at 7:00 PM.
  • Awards begin promptly at 8:00 PM. 

AWARDS HISTORY

The Foley Freedom Awards,
established in 2016 honor
individuals, like Jim, who
exemplify moral courage and
show compassion for and
commitment to securing the
freedom of Americans unjustly
held captive abroad and
journalist safety.


The Freedom Awards have
recognized nearly 40 awardees
for their commendable work
including David Bradley, Ali
Soufan, Jason Rezaian, Malala
Yousafzai, Roger Carstens and
more.

SPONSORS

The Foundation is seeking
sponsors to support our critical work.


Prior Sponsors include:
Al Jazeera Media Network, AT&T, Bloomberg, CNN, David
Bradley, Facebook, Girl
Reporter Fund, Global
Guardian, HBO, International
Spy Museum, Marquette
University, National Press Club, New York Times, Northwestern University – Medill, The Soufan
Group, The Washington Post, Turbocam, Twitter, Wall Street Journal, and more.