On September 13, 2011, WOLA honored Gael García Bernal for his commitment to the plight of migrants and for lending visibility to the dangers they face in their journey north. Listen to his acceptance remarks.

On September 13, 2011, WOLA honored Ambulante Documentary Film Festival for using documentaries as a tool for change and for taking films to places where they are rarely seen. Ambulante's acceptance remarks were made by Executive Director Elena Fortes. She is introduced in this video by Kevin Sullivan, Sunday and Features Editor at the Washington Post. Listen to her acceptance remarks.