2016 Gold Medal Event Page


On behalf of the Joint Leadership Commission and our Board of Directors, we are delighted to announce the 2016 Congressional Award Gold Medal Ceremony and Events will take place in Washington, DC on Thursday, June 16, 2016.  We will be celebrating the initiative, service, and achievement of 325 Gold Medalists nationwide that have logged over 153,000 hours of voluntary public service in their communities.

This special event will take place in one day with two medal ceremonies and a recognition dinner.

10:00 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Cannon House Office Building, Caucus Room 345
Independence Ave & New Jersey Ave SE
Washington, DC 20515

6:00 p.m. Reception; 7:00 p.m. Dinner
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

We will also recognize special honorees at the events, including actress America Ferrera of ABC’s Ugly Betty and NBC’s Superstore; National Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr.; and longtime advisors Laura and Mike O’Connor.

If you have any questions regarding the events, please contact us at (202) 226-0130 or gold@congressionalaward.org.

You may view a complete list of this year’s Gold Medalists here.