About the Celebration

The third annual celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards will honor individuals who demonstrate the transformative power of service, and who are driving significant and sustained impact through their everyday actions and words that light the path for other points of light. Plans are underway for the 2021 Awards Celebration to be held in New York City this September.

Hugh Evans - 2021 Honoree

Co-founder & CEO, Global Citizen

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Francine A. LeFrak - 2021 Honoree

Founder, Francine A. LeFrak Foundation and the Same Sky Foundation Fund

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Bryan Stevenson - 2021 Honoree

Founder & Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative

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Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama graciously served as Honorary Co-Chairs of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Celebration.

Awards Celebration Co-Chairs

Barbara Bush
Jenna Bush Hager
Lauren Bush Lauren
Wendy Wear Stapleton
Victor and Patricia Ganzi

Awards Celebration Committee Co-Chairs

Lawrence E. Bathgate, II and Michelle Bengué Bathgate


As part of this year’s Awards Celebration, the Points of Light Inspiration Honor Roll will lift up stories of hope and resilience by everyday citizens who have demonstrated the courage and conviction to create positive change and tackle unique challenges.

Nominate a volunteer, a neighbor who helped another or someone who used their voice to champion a cause. Select nominees will be featured during the Awards Celebration program. To be considered for a feature, please submit your nomination by May 31, 2021.


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