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Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Representing the 13th District of California



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National Head Start Association
February 3, 2016
Trailblazer Award
WIN - The Women's Information Network
February 2, 2016
Trumpet Award
Trumpet Awards Foundation
January 23, 2016


Champion for Children
First Focus Campaign for Children
October 27, 2015
Legislator of the Year
National Cannabis Industry Association
November 11, 2015
Thomas Merton Award
Thomas Merton Center
November 9, 2015
Fearless Trailblazer Award
Feminist Majority
November 5, 2015
Project Open Hand
September 26, 2015
Leaders of Democracy Award
Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation
September 16, 2015
Public Service Award
East Bay Community Law Center
September 12, 2015
25 Most Influential Women in Congress
CQ Roll Call
May 19, 2015
Polio Eradication Champion Award
Rotary International
May 13, 2015
National Parks Heritage Award
National Parks Conservations Association
April 2015
2015 AIDS Watch Award
AIDS United
April 2015
Congressional Leadership Award
National Urban League
March 2015
Lifetime Achievement Award
Progressive Congress
February 7, 2015


National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
November 12, 2014
Leadership Award
Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace
October 12, 2014
Justice & Democracy Award
National United Healthcare Workers
October 11, 2014
Inspirations Award
Royal Circle Foundation
October 3, 2014
Nurses Champion for Peace and Justice Award
California Nurses Association
September 23, 2014
Scroll of Merit Award
National Medical Association
August 2, 2014
Founder Award
K to College
June 21, 2014

Congressional Leadership Award
United Nations Association of the United States of America
June 10, 2014

Social Justice Champion Award
Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy
May 7, 2014

Asset Builder Champion Award
Center for Global Policy Solutions
April 30, 2014

Champion of Children
First Focus
April 30, 2014

Gold Mouse Award
Congressional Management Foundation
April 28, 2014

Bronze Mouse Award
Congressional Management Foundation
April 28, 2014

Humane Advocate
Humane Society
March, 2014

Network: A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
March 6, 2014


Building Future's Award
Lincoln Child Center

Champion for Youth Award
East Oakland Youth Development Center

East Bay Environmental Award
League of Conservation Voters of the East Bay

Women Who Dare Award
Black Women's Health Imperative
November 20, 2013

Elected Official of the Year Award
League of Conservation Voters of the East Bay
November 1, 2013

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
October 28, 2013

Global Citizen Award
United Nations Association -  East Bay Chapter
October 26, 2013

California Social Work Hall of Distinction
California Social Welfare Archives
October 5, 2013

Honorary Membership
The Black Women's Agenda, Inc
September 20, 2013

2013 Leader Pelosi Award
Metro TeenAIDS
September 2013

Political Award
Oral Lee Brown Foundation
August 2013

2013 NASTAD Partnership Award
National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors
July 10, 2013

2013 Champion for Women's Health
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
July 10, 2013

Eleanor Roosevelt Award
Feminist Majority Foundation
April 22, 2013

Unleashing the Power of Social Work on the Hill 2013
Congressional Research Institutue for Social Work and Policy (CRISP)
April 18, 2013

Distinguished Service Award
National Healthy Start Association
April 8, 2013

2013 Distinguished Community Health Defender Award
National Association of Community Health Centers
March 1, 2013

Certificate of Honor
African Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball Committee
January 21, 2013


Pioneer Award

Human Rights Award
Human Agenda

2012 Champion for Children Award
First Focus: Campaign for Children
October 2012

Outstanding Achievement Award
Black AIDS Institutue
July 23, 2012

Leadership Award
HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)
July, 21, 2012

Certificate of Appreciation
Treasure Island Job Corps
May 16, 2012

Positive Leadership Award
National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA)
April 23, 2012 

2012 Congressional Champion
National Association for Equal Opportunity for Higher Education (NAFEO)
March 27, 2012

2012 Distinguished Community Health Defender Award
National Association of Community Health Centers
March 22, 2012

Phil Burton Badge of Courage
San Francisco Bay Chapter Sierra Club
March 9, 2012

Sisters on the Planet Ambassador Award
Oxfam America
March 8, 2012

Humane Advocate Award
The Humane Society of The United States
March 7, 2012

I Am Empowered Award for Health
National Urban League
March 7, 2012

Legislator of The Year Award
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
March 6, 2012

Lifetime Legacy Achievement Award
United Nations Association  National Capital Area Chapter (UNA-NCA)
February 16, 2012

Appreciation for Keeping the MLK Jr. Dream Alive
Martin Luther King Jr. Rally Committee
January 15, 2012


Humane Advocate Award
The Humane Society

Recognition for supporting Youth Radios Digital Media Workforce Program

Recognition for representing the Bay Area Community
St. Paul AME Church

Youth Radio

William Sloane Coffin, Jr.Peacemaker Award
Peace Action
November 2, 2011

People and strategies that make a difference
October 23, 2011

Ambassadors Ball Honoree
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
September 14, 2011

Appreciation for supporting policies benefiting seniors
Christian Church Homes
September 9, 2011

Thank you for support Bay Area higher Education
Devry University-Oakland City Center
August 13, 2011

Distinguished Member
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)
August 9, 2011

Appreciation for your service to the state of California
N. California Region Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
July 16, 2011

National Parks Service Association Award
July 13, 2011

Positive Leadership Award
National Association for People with AIDS (NAPWA)
June 24, 2011

AT&T Community Leadership Award
April 9, 2011

Sam Etheridge Award
National Black Staff Network (NBSN)
February 26, 2011

PLEN Mentor Award
Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN)
February 24, 2011



President's Excellence Award
Merritt College

Legislative Peace Builder of the Year
Northern CA Peace Alliance

Groundbreaking Ceremony
BART Oakland Airport Connector
October 20, 2010 

20 Years of Service Award
91st Anniversary of Allen Temple
October 17, 2010

Chicago Event Honoring Rep. Barbara Lee
October 8, 2010

National Legislative Peacebuilder Award
The Peace Alliance
October 2, 2010

Essence Magazine
May 2010

May 19, 2010

Honoring Rep. Barbara Lee
East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club
May 16, 2010

Honor for Social Equality
East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club
May 16, 2010  

Recognition & Appreciation
Southern Alameda County Supporters
May 15, 2010  

Reception on Honoring Female Congress Members
May 12, 2010

Appreciation of Outstanding work
Eden Housing 
May 1, 2010 

Certificate of Association
California Black Chamber Foundation
April 24, 2010  

Leaders & Legends Award
African American Leadership Weekend
April 24, 2010

Addie Wyatt Award
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU)
April 21, 2010

Commission on the Status of Women: Alameda
February 2010  

Certificate of Appreciation
Hotel Oakland Residence Association
February 26, 2010  

CBA Black History Month Award Reception
February 25, 2010

WIN Celebrating the Pro-Choice
Democratic Women of Congress Reception
February 3, 2010

Resolution honoring Rep. Barbara Lee for leadership on HIV/AIDS
Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan
January 5, 2010

Heroes in the Struggle Award
Black AIDS Institute
(Date Unavailable)


Essence Evening of Excellence Advocate Award 
September 25, 2009

2009 CBC Health Brain Trust Congressional Leadership Award
Congressional Black Caucus (CBC)
September 25, 2009

National Minority AIDS Council Award
September 25, 2009

Black Press Champion Award
National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)
September 25, 2009

Community Leadership Award
Thurgood Marshall College Fund
September 24, 2009

Humanitarian Award
Thirty-Eighth Annual Academy of Gospel Music Awards
August 29, 2009

Outstanding Federal Legislator of the Year Award
National Bar Association Legislative Division
August 6, 2009

Bay Area Juneteenth Victory Award
The Globe Newspaper Group
June 18, 2009

2009 COLD Champion
Committee on Liberians on DED-COLD
June 4, 2009

America's Future Progressive Champion
America's Future Now
June 2, 2009

2009 Newsmaker Award Winner
California Black Media
June, 2009

Chairman's Circle Award
National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
May 21, 2009

Gertrude Rush Award
National Bar Association
April 24, 2009

Sankofa Award
The Gondobay Manga Foundation
April 23, 2009

ACORN Housing Award
March 27, 2009

2009 Distinguished Community Health Superhero Award
National Association of Community Health Centers
March 26, 2009

National Urban League Congressional Leadership Award
National Urban League
March 25, 2009

Humane Advocates Award (Perfect Score, 2008 Humane Scorecard)
The Humane Society of the United States
March 25, 2009

Dept of State's 2009 International Woman of Courage Award
Department of State
March 11, 2009

2008 Friend of Affordable Housing Award
Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco
February 18, 2009

Dedicated Public Service Award/Black History Month
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF)
February 9, 2009

Leadership Award/ Honoring the Dream Brunch
Essence Magazine
January 18, 2009

2009 Children's Champion Award
Global Action for Children (GAC)
January 14, 2009

National Partnership Award
CAEAR Coalition Awards
January 12, 2009



2008 Light Brown Apple Moth Ribbon of Merit
Stop the Spray
"In recognition of efforts to protect the health and safety of the people and the environment..."
(Date Unavailable)

Community Leadership Award
Alta Bates Summit Ethnic Health Institute
December 3, 2008

The Heroes in the Struggle Award
Black AIDS Institute
"In recognition of ongoing efforts to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic both here in the United States and abroad."
December 1, 2008

FAME 2008 Trailblazer Award
FAME's 150th Awards Gala
November 14, 2008

100% (Perfect Score) National Environmental Scorecard- 110th Congress
League of Conservation Voters
October 17, 2008

Grade of "A" 110th Congressional Scorecard
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans for America
October 7, 2008

Peacemaker Award
The Rebuilding Alliance
October 4, 2008

Physicians for Human Rights Honor
Mexico International AIDS Conference
"In appreciation of your courageous leadership to fight global HIV/AIDS and defend human rights."
August 6, 2008

Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce Honor
"In recognition of your many contributions and constant support"
April 23, 2008

Community Justice Award, Pacific Renaissance Families
"The struggle for community Justice at Oakland’s Pacific Renaissance Plaza"
March 2008

Kate Brown Trailblazer Award
Congressional Black Associates (CBA)
February 28, 2008

"Phenomenal Women 2008" Award
Thurgood Marshall Center Trust, Inc.
February 22, 2008
Certificate of Appreciation, African American Coalition for Employment Eq

A+ (Perfect Score) 110th Congress
Peace Action West Congressional Scorecard
July 24, 2008



2007 Community Health Partner Award
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, California
December 6, 2007

Hero Award
The Patrick Henry Democratic American Club of America
June 26, 2007

Future PAC
April 28, 2007

National Bar Association
Appreciation for service, dedication, and committ\ment
April 26, 2007

California State Senate
Advocacy Award
April 5, 2007

Courage Award
Code Pink
March 23, 2007

Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women
March 31, 2007

Lifetime Achievement Award
Spanish Speaking Citations Foundation
February 23, 2007

Certificate of Appreciation
County of Los Angeles
January 15, 2007

Certificate of Appreciation
East Bay Economic Development Alliance
January 11, 2007


Recognition Award
Instituo Loboral de la Raza
Febuary 10, 2006

Legislator of the Year
Febuary 16, 2006

Certificate of Recognition
Alameda County Medical Center
March 23, 2006

Special Recognition Award
A Season for Non-Violence
April 1, 2006

Bold Leadership Award
Girl, INC
April 20, 2006

Recognition Award
AIDS Project of the East Bay
June 16, 2006

Recognition Award
Caucus of the CARICUM Ambassadors
June 22, 2006

National Achievement Award
National Association of Negro Business & Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.
July 29, 2006

Outstanding Woman Award
Eleventh Annual African American Excellence in Business Awards and Scholarship GALA
August 12, 2006

Humane Advocate Award
Humane Society of the United States
September, 2006

Recognition Award
Alameda County, Office of AIDS Adminstration
December 1, 2006


A True American Hero and Real Political Role Model Award
Hip Hop Slam's Hall of Fame Award
October 1, 2005

Forever Grateful Award
Lend a Hand Foundation
October 20, 2005

Appreciation Award
AMC Eastmont Wellness Center
October 24, 2005

Benjamin Travis Community Service Award
Charles Houston Bar Association
December 3, 2005

Service Award
Merritt College

Family Violence Law Center


Humanitarian Award for Community Service
Marin City Human Rights Commission
January 22, 2004

Patricia Roberts Harris Award for Excellence in Government Service
Deleta Sigma Theta Sorority
February 9, 2004

Honor Award
Oncology Nursing Society
February 28, 2004

Award for Excellence in Achievement
California Alumni Association
March 5, 2004

Award Honor
University of California, Berkley School of Law
March 31, 2004

Honor Award
International Women's Day and Women's History Month-Circle of Courage
March 31, 2004

Take a Stand Award
Boston Women's Fund
April 30, 2004


Uppie Award
American Civil Liberties Union "Let Freedom Ring"
May 9, 2003

Akwa Ibom State Association
May 21, 2003

Oakland Army Base Conveyance
August 8, 2003

Raonbow Berkeley
September 1, 2003

Realizing The Dream Award 
Citi Bank
October 2, 2003

California State Senate
October 10, 2003

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
October 11, 2003

Award of Appreciation
A Safe Place
October, 2003

Justice and Peace Award
Office of Americans
November 1, 2003

The Edward K. Barsky Award
Office of Americans
November, 2003

House of Representatives
December 14, 2003

Alameda County Earned Income Tax Credit 

American Public Health Association

Certificate of Congratulations
Bay Capital Business and Professional Women

Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union


East Oakland Youth Development Center
June 22, 2002

East Bay Conversion and Reinvestment Commission
October 8, 2002

Wayne Lyman Morse Integrity in Politics Award

Meritorious Service Award
National Forum for lack Public Administrators

Friends of FACT Award
Families to Amend California's Three Strikes

Friends of FACT Award
Families to Amend California's Three Strikes

Leifer Erikson Peace Award
Peace 2002 Institute 


HOPE Magazine
January, 2001

Certificate of Appreciation
Hotel Oakland 
February 26. 2001

Alpha Kapppa Alpha Soroity, INC. 
June 8. 2001

Dean's Appreciation
University of California, Berkeley
August 30, 2001

Change Maker
Redwood Sequoia Congerss Committee 
September 30, 2001

Peace and Leadership Award
The Oakland East Bay Democratic Club
October 20, 2001

Certificate of Membership
Giraffe Society
October 23, 2001

Edward F. Snyder Award
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Novemeber 10, 2001

Certificate of Appreciation
Economic Development Alliance for Business
December 6, 2001

Allen Temple Baptist Church
December 16, 2001

Lifetime Achievment Award 
100 Black Men of the Bay Area

National Legislator of the Year Award
Citizens Alliance for Progressive Health Awareness North

Citizen of the Year
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

Special Recognition Award
A Season for Non-Violence

City Flight News Magazine


Certificate of Nomination
State of California Secretary of State 
March 7, 2000

Community Contribution Award
Oakland Private Industry Council
March 11, 2000

Youth Opportunity Community Contribution Award
Oakland Private Industry Council
March 7, 2000

Recognition and Appreciation for Leadership and Service
Black Women of Achievement 
March 20, 2000

Board of Governors the State of Texas
April 9, 2000

Certificate of Nomination
State of California Secretary of State 
April 15, 2000

Certificate of Appreciation
Help Other People Evolve, Inc. 
April 29, 2000

"One Love- the Unified Family"
April 29, 2000

Award of Appreciation
Black Women Lawyers 
June 21, 2000

30 Years of Public Service
Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC)
September 9, 2000

Certificate of Appreciation
Okaloosa Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
October 20, 2000

Distinguished Service Award
Peralta Community College District
October 20, 2000

Distinguished Service Award
Allen Temple Baptist Church
October 20, 2000

Certificate of Appreciation
United Sates Census

Economic Development Alliance for Business

Certificate of Honor
Network: A national Catholic Social Justice Lobby

United Sates Census


Bay Area Water Transit Initiative
February, 1999

Chabot Observatory and Science Center
February 22, 1999

Bay Area Water Transit Initiative
April 28, 1999

The Central American Refugee Committee
June 15, 1999

Certificate of Appreciation
National Credit Union Administration
September 16, 1999

Constituency of the Year Award
The Constituency for Africa
September 17, 1999

The Allen Temple Leadership Institute
October 8, 1999

Peacemaker of the Year
Black Women's Forum
November 20, 1999


Women of Varick Center A.M.E. Zion Church
March 29, 1998

National Association of Social Workers California Chapter
March 30, 1998

Resolution and Recognition
California Senate
April 20, 1998

The Black Repertory Group Theater
April 1, 1998

Chabot Observatory and Science Center
October 16, 1998

Child and Family Service Award
Black Adoption Placement and Research Center

The Black Repertory Group Theater
April 1, 1998