Adams organizes communities to revitalize and sustain economically diverse neighborhoods.
Ammann saves the lives of women and children in the world’s most dangerous and poorest countries through HIV prevention, treatment and care.
Anderson uses creative arts therapy to help heal adults and children traumatized by war, violence and natural disasters.
Berry offers holistic and humane care to people with dementia, especially those who exhibit aggressive behavior.
The Catledges provide access to education to at-risk populations using a holistic approach.
Chasnoff, an independent filmmaker, uses media arts for social justice, helping marginalized people tell their stories and change lives.
Choi provides Asian seniors with home health care aides who speak their language and understand their culture.
Chuk helps students and teachers in rural Cambodia by strengthening the relationship between school and community.
Clinco, a registered nurse for 30 years, advocates for direct care workers who serve elderly and disabled people.
Derryck aims to strengthen democracy and foster economic growth across Africa through trade and social development projects.
Fullilove engages her hometown’s multicultural residents in civic life, urban revitalization and each other.
Gaines helps homeless families with children break the poverty cycle by providing free, individualized childcare, education and family services.
Fulfilling his dying brother’s wish, Gould helps low-income students continue their studies after high school.
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Graham develops collaborations between spiritual and secular organizations to prepare for future disasters.
Hanson helps low-income schoolchildren use their summer vacations to catch up academically and prepare for college.
Harris promotes training doctors and nurses nearing retirement to bring their experience to medical missions in remote areas of the world.
Hill connects Native American languages to modern technology to keep ancient tongues alive – and relevant.
Hyneman, a former English professor, helps women in Afghanistan as an advocate for human rights.
Jackson brings quality academic opportunities to black youths through tutoring and mentoring programs that engage parents and the community.
Johnston works with religious and political leaders in geopolitical hot spots around the world to support peacemaking.
A beauty salon manager turned lawyer, Karr empowers seniors and professionals to help elder or dependent adult abuse victims.
Kelley promotes compassion and acceptance in schools, online and in the workplace to reduce bullying and discrimination.
Kim works to transform North and South Korea’s demilitarized zone into “peace parks” to protect a thriving ecosystem and help unify Korea.
Leivas-Andino reaches out to Spanish-speaking families about the need to protect youths from harassment and violence.
Lepore-Jentleson moves people from poverty to self-sufficiency, in part through youth development and job training.
Lieber promotes childhood literacy in less advantaged New York City neighborhoods by corralling community resources.
Lombardi helps doctors and other caregivers who work with children realize their innovative solutions to common medical treatment problems.
Moscovitch and Gardner are blazing a new path toward effectively teaching low-income children how to read.
An immigrant herself, O’Callaghan connects newcomers to the United States with training and jobs, reinvigorating the workforce.
Reese provides a sanctuary to writers exiled under threat of persecution or death in their home countries.
Ryan is pioneering research into families’ treatment of children who come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender at a young age.
Sage’s prison-based program brings violent offenders and crime victims together to explore the impact of crime, reducing the recidivism rate.
Selnow connects doctors and communities in war-affected regions to the latest medical information and education.
Shirley promotes quality health care for low-income residents, having transformed an ailing retail center into a medical facility.
Skovron helps small towns revitalize their economies to remain stable, strong and affordable.
By enabling video to be translated into any language, Smolens is removing language as a barrier to cross-cultural communication.
Swiss guides women survivors of wartime violence toward recovery through a transformative process that allows rural women to be the researchers and documentarians of human rights violations.
Taylor trains medical personnel in developing countries to screen for and prevent cervical cancer, a leading killer of women.
Vaughan identifies ways to find permanent homes for older foster children and helps policymakers figure out how to pay for them.
Wells trains economically disadvantaged Native Americans as machinists to help them secure jobs.