Champions of Change

Champions of Change: Community's Choice

The White House honors individuals who were nominated through the White House website by friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers as Champions of Change. These Champions were selected from a pool of more than 1500 candidates for the positive impact they are making in their communities and the communities they serve.

Jenny M. Buccos is the Director, Producer, and Series Creator of ProjectExplorer.org (www.projectexplorer.org), as well...

Hussainatu Blake worked for the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Counter-Trafficking Department in South Africa, where she aided African immigrants who were trafficked throughout...

Since 2010, Focal Point Global has mobilized nearly 50 youth in the US, Namibia, and Cameroon to address HIV and child trafficking. Hassanatu is also focused on improving global health and has...

Terri Turner is the Development Administrator / Floodplain Manager / Hazard Mitigation Specialist in Augusta, Georgia and has worked for City and County government for over 18 years. Before her...

John Gans is being honored as a Champion of Change for his commitment to youth, wilderness, and leadership. As the executive director of the National Outdoor Leadership School for the past 16...

Joel Berman is the founder and Executive Director of Adaptive Adventures, where he has spent the last 12 years creating unique outdoor sports programs to improve the quality of life for children,...