Jessyca Dudley
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:13 am
Owner MarginNotes LLC FOCUS Jessyca Dudley will build safe and healthy communities in Chicago. Chicago loses more than 400 people each year to homicides; in recent years that number has jumped to over 700 lives lost—driven by the gun violence facing young people and communities of color in our city. Jessyca will work to: 1)… View Article
Ashton Chapman
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:11 am
Social Scientist Social Grove FOCUS Ashton believes that science is only as effective as its ability to spur true social change. She cares deeply about how evidence is created, and she sees equity-driven research practices as key to disrupting the harmful power dynamics that often exist between researchers, community organizations, funders, and policymakers. As a… View Article
Anzia Bennett
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:09 am
Executive Director Three Sisters Kitchen FOCUS Anzia Bennett is the Director of Three Sisters Kitchen, a community food space in the heart of downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, that utilizes the love and power of local food to create economic opportunity, improve community health, and bring people together around the table. She loves to cook, but… View Article
Gaurab Basu
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:07 am
Instructor in Medicine Harvard Medical School FOCUS Gaurab believes that clinicians have a professional responsibility to develop their capacity to be agents of social change. Clinicians have a unique vantage point from which they can see the ways that social, economic, and political factors can influence the delivery of health care. They can play an… View Article
Twyla Baker
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:03 am
President Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College FOCUS Twyla Baker lives and works on her ancestral homelands on the Fort Berthold Indian reservation in northwest North Dakota. She is the President of Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, the Tribally chartered college of the Three Affiliated Tribes. Twyla’s work touches a broad swath of her home reservation, and serves… View Article
Stanley Andrisse
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:01 am
Executive Director From Prison Cells to PhD, Inc. FOCUS The U.S. incarcerates more people than any other country in the world (2.3 million people with an additional 4.7 million under supervision, with 70 percent being people-of-color). Obtaining higher education reduced the rate of returning to prison by 43 percent and was 4 to 5 times… View Article
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