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Posted byon April 5, 2012 at 11:28 AM EST
Rebecca Chin holds firm to her roots as a Philadelphia Sun. She believes in the organization's unique ability to use basketball as a positive guiding force for the lives of inner-city AAPI youth.
Posted byon April 5, 2012 at 11:11 AM EST
Terisa Tinei Siagatonu, passionate writer and committed activist, uses her voice and the manifestation of her beliefs through spoken word to touch the lives of other Pacific Islander and minority youth, to show them the power of their own voices.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:36 AM EST
Cora Tomalinas facilitates change in her community by actively awakening and appealing to the hearts and minds of the people -- the true meaning of People Acting in Community Together (PACT).
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:25 AM EST
Emmett Folgert works to provide a safe haven for youth in high-crime areas -- his work with Dorchester Youth Collaborative (DYC) gives him the ability to touch the lives of young people most in need.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM EST
Michael Rodriguez expects greatness from his "La Villita" -- Little Village community in Chicago -- because he has seen first-hand how far it has come and the wonderful resolve its people possess. Working to reform the violence that seeks to destroy the hope of bright futures, Michael uses his own life as a shining example of making it despite all odds.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 10:57 AM EST
Andrea Perry is an advocate at heart -- as Executive Director of YouthConnect, she seeks to find the underlying causes of youth violence and the best ways to address them.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 10:41 AM EST
Hopeful for the future of all young people, Fernanda Ocana is particuarly invested in preparing young girls for happy, successful and healthful lives.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 10:25 AM EST
Pastor Keith Norman cultivates a new generation of thinkers -- free from the inhibiting ties of their communities and pasts -- at the First Baptist Church Broad Avenue.
Posted byon April 3, 2012 at 8:00 AM EST
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, addresses the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, a partnership that works to keep children safe in cities around the country.
Posted byon March 30, 2012 at 5:00 PM EST
A quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov.