Official L. Ron Hubbard: Humanitarian Awards & Achievements, World Recognition & Accolades


Mr. Hubbard’s technologies for drug rehabilitation and detoxification, criminal reform, learning, literacy and his common sense guide to better living—The Way to Happiness—have touched close to a billion lives in some 170 nations.

Honorary Award — Leeuwkop Prison

Presented to L. Ron Hubbard by the inmates of South Africa’s Leeuwkop Prison in acknowledgment of his criminal reform technology: “You have brought hope to the lives of many. You have changed our South African prisons of pain and sorrow to places of hope and life.”

Just one example amongst many is Leeuwkop Prison—the notoriously ruthless maximum-security facility outside Johannesburg, South Africa. Following implementation of Criminon—the rehabilitation program based on L. Ron Hubbard’s breakthroughs in the field—cellblock violence was all but eliminated. In acknowledgment of the astonishing impact of Mr. Hubbard’s technology, Leeuwkop inmates presented him with the following award, inscribed in part: “You have brought hope to the lives of many. You have changed our South African prisons of pain and sorrow to places of hope and life.”

In yet another prison, equally astonishing results prompted Panama’s Chief of Internal Security to bestow an official recognition upon L. Ron Hubbard for “his helpful humanitarian work and functional spiritual technology which is helping every person in the custody of the Centro Femenino de Rehabilitacion Cecilia Orillac de Chiari Prison, as well as creating new families.”

Official Recognition — Dangerous Drugs Board, Office of the Philippine President

Awarded to Mr. Hubbard by the Chairman of the Dangerous Drugs Board, for “his humanitarian work in the field of drug education and drug rehabilitation and for his relevant technologies which are adopted and implemented in the Philippines...thus contributing immeasurably to the successful pursuit of our noble vision of a drug-free country.”

Then there is L. Ron Hubbard’s technology for drug rehabilitation and detoxification, now in operation across some 40 countries. Prompted by the effectiveness and success of these programs, the Chairman of the Philippines’ Dangerous Drugs Board presented L. Ron Hubbard with a plaque formally acknowledging him for “his humanitarian work in the field of drug education and drug rehabilitation and for his relevant technologies which are adopted and implemented in the Philippines...thus contributing immeasurably to the successful pursuit of our noble vision of a drug-free country.”

Honorary New York Firefighter's Helmet — NY City Fire Department

Bestowed upon L. Ron Hubbard by city firefighters following the success of the New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project, and inscribed: “To our brother, L. Ron Hubbard, from your brothers at the New York City Fire Department, we honor you with this helmet, a symbol of our motto, ‘to protect life and property’ which the legacy of your technology embodies,
2 August 2003.”

Mr. Hubbard’s detoxification regimen is likewise recognized for miraculous results in the rehabilitation of New York firefighters and rescue workers suffering in the wake of 9/11. Specifically, the New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project—employing L. Ron Hubbard’s groundbreaking technology—addressed the physical problems of those exposed to unprecedented levels of toxic dust, fumes and vapor at Ground Zero. Following the project’s unmitigated success, NY City firefighters bestowed upon Mr. Hubbard an Honorary New York Firefighter’s Helmet, inscribed with the following: “To our brother, L. Ron Hubbard, from your brothers at the New York City Fire Department, we honor you with this helmet, a symbol of our motto, ‘to protect life and property’ which the legacy of your technology embodies, 2 August 2003.”

“Times Up!” Statue —
the Utah Narcotic Officers Association

Bestowed upon L. Ron Hubbard by the Utah State Attorney General on behalf of Utah Police Officers, for Mr. Hubbard’s humanitarian work and his research and developments in the field of detoxification.

Just as telling are the cases of Utah Narcotics Officers carrying out crackdowns on meth labs. After undergoing Mr. Hubbard’s detoxification program, they presented him with their “Times Up!” statue which reads in part: “This work of art only begins to express our deepest appreciation for having developed and introduced the world’s only workable method of human detoxification. You have given us back the quality of life we thought we had lost forever.”

As for L. Ron Hubbard’s educational technology, not only is it currently applied in some 70 countries on six continents, but with more than 28 million students having participated in those programs, the influence of Mr. Hubbard’s breakthroughs is felt across entire nations.

W.E.B. DuBois Outstanding Leadership Award — NAACP

Bestowed upon Mr. Hubbard for his humanitarian work in the fields of education and literacy.

Accordingly, L. Ron Hubbard has received the W.E.B. DuBois Outstanding Leadership Award from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), as well as an official recognition from the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) for innovative technology which has “brought renewed hope to children and adults across the nation through improved literacy and understanding.”



And while it would be impossible to list the thousands of recognitions Mr. Hubbard has received for his humanitarian works—now employed by over 1,800 government agencies—following is but an abridged selection of those recognitions, proclamations and awards:

Mexicali Police Cap — Mexicali Police Chief: In honor of Mr. Hubbard’s discoveries in the fields of drug rehabilitation and criminal reform, the Police Chief of Mexicali conferred upon L. Ron Hubbard the title of Honorary Chief of Police.

International Civil Golden Award — Civil Forum Nepal: Awarded to L. Ron Hubbard for “his outstanding contribution to the people of Nepal in the fields of Education, Drug Rehabilitation and for the Spiritual Healing Technology of Dianetics.”

Human Rights and Peace Award — Universal Peace Federation: Presented to Mr. Hubbard for his work as a “great humanitarian and peace builder.”

Lifetime Achievement Award — Boy Scouts of America: Presented to L. Ron Hubbard “for his humanitarian work for the betterment of Mankind.”

Blackfoot War Bonnet — Blackfoot Society: Bestowed upon L. Ron Hubbard in recognition of his lifesaving techniques for drug rehabilitation and education.

Official Recognition — Social Rehabilitation Center for Young Children of Transbaikalia-Nadezhda, Russia: Presented “in appreciation to L. Ron Hubbard—the philosopher, scientist and humanitarian, who gave an inestimable contribution in improvement to Mankind.”

Fellow — International Oceanographic Foundation: Awarded for Mr. Hubbard’s contribution to the advancement and extension of knowledge and discovery in oceanography and the marine sciences.

Gift to Mankind Award — Educators of Valencia, Venezuela: Acknowledging Mr. Hubbard for his Study Technology.

Certificate of Appreciation — Ministry of Education of Venezuela: Presented in recognition of Mr. Hubbard’s teaching technology.

Certificate of Acknowledgment — Ministry of Justice of Venezuela: In appreciation for Mr. Hubbard’s developments in the field of communication, used in Venezuelan juvenile justice programs.

Silver Cup — Council of the Region of Marche, Italy: Awarded in recognition of L. Ron Hubbard as an educator and philosopher.

World Peace Day Award — City of Sacramento, California: In recognition of L. Ron Hubbard as the Founder of Dianetics and Scientology with the vision of a world without war and crime.

Certificate of Commendation — City of Washington, DC: In acknowledgment of L. Ron Hubbard for the precept, “Safeguard and Improve Your Environment,” from The Way to Happiness.

Pioneer Environmentalist Award — Earth Society Foundation, New York, New York: Presented with appreciation to L. Ron Hubbard, “Pioneer Environmentalist” for his contribution to a better place to live.

Recognition — Commission of Education, Legislative Assembly of Mexico City: In recognition of L. Ron Hubbard for his technology of study.

Senatorial Recognition — Rome, Italy: In recognition of the profound human values of L. Ron Hubbard’s works.

Official Recognition — Secretary of State for Education, The Gambia: Acknowledging the gifts of Mr. Hubbard’s technology on behalf of the peoples of The Gambia.

Commemorative Postage Stamps — Postal Service, Switzerland: Four postage stamps were dedicated to L. Ron Hubbard by the Swiss Post Office for his many humanitarian works.

Certificate of RecognitionNational Polytechnic Institute of Mexico: In acknowledgment for L. Ron Hubbard’s development of a technology for study.

AcknowledgmentForeign Relations Department, Nepal: In recognition to L. Ron Hubbard for his development of a philosophy and technology for study.

House Resolution — Speaker of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives: A resolution was presented to L. Ron Hubbard for his humanitarian works in the fields of detoxification and criminal reform.

CitationCommonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives: Presented in recognition of L. Ron Hubbard’s lifetime of achievement and as a Freedom Fighter. 

Academic DiplomaWorld Academy for Science, Fine Arts and Culture, Saint Petersburg, Russia: Presented for Mr. Hubbard’s contribution as a writer and a scientist, who made fundamental discoveries in the field of the human mind.

Official RecognitionDetective Chief Superintendent Ret. Scotland Yard: Presented to L. Ron Hubbard for his humanitarian legacy.

Eagle Claw and Tail Feather RecognitionSamson Cree Nation: Bestowed upon L. Ron Hubbard by the Chief of the Samson Cree Nation. Presented as the highest honor given by the Cree as the Eagle flies closest to the Creator.

Freedom StatueProbation Officers of South Africa: Dedicated to L. Ron Hubbard in recognition of his developments in the field of criminal reform.

ResolutionSenate of Puerto Rico: For L. Ron Hubbard’s contribution to Mankind, proclaiming that his humanitarian and philosophic ideas are a motivation and example for future generations. It was passed unanimously by the 29 members of the Puerto Rican Senate and signed by the President of the Senate.

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