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Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 12:36 PM EDT
As a youth minister and volunteer in the Mayor’s Faith Based Task Force assisting in crisis response, Pastor Danny Sanchez works in a city of over a million residents, but makes it his mission to "see people as individuals and reach them on a personal level."
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 12:25 PM EDT
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 12:10 PM EDT
De Quan O’Neal is an advisory board member of Neighborhood Service Organization’s Youth Initiatives Project (YIP) working tirelessly to recruit young males of color to a “Hugs Not Bullets” campaign—and he’s only a sophomore in high school.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 12:01 PM EDT
Working in law enforcement for almost 20 years, Kelly McMillin serves as Salinas, California Police Department’s representative to the California Cities Gang Prevention Network and the National Forum for Youth Violence Prevention.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT
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 11:57 AM EDT
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 11:56 AM EDT
After experiencing loss first-hand from youth gun violence, Reverend Marlon T. Foster has dedicated his life to educating youth “to maximize their potential through intellectual and character development” founding the non-profit Knowledge Quest.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:42 AM EDT
Monica Haslip believes in the intersection between arts, education and community development – founding and directing the Little Black Pearl, a non-profit that works toward introducing children to this nexus of arts, culture and community.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 11:41 AM EDT
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 11:25 AM EDT
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.