On Saturday, October 5, 2019, the Four Freedoms Awards were presented in New York (Hyde Park).The awards are presented in the odd years in New York, in the even years in Middelburg.In the US the awards are in principle given to residents of and organizations in the US, in Middelburg to individuals and organizations in the rest of the world.
The Four Freedoms Awards were presented on 5 October to:
- Lonnie Bunch, Freedom Medal
- The Boston Globe, Freedom of speech and expression Award
- Krista Tippett, Freedom of worship Award
- Franklin Thomas, Freedom from want Award
- Sandy Hook Promise, Freedom from fear Award