When prisoners have visitors, they may be better prepared to reenter society. Steve Gotzler leads the nonprofit Prisoner Visitation and Support in its mission to reach out to prisoners with respect.
David Leckey runs the Orton Family Foundation, which helps communities find solutions to problems like slowing growth and infrastructure breakdown. The guiding principle of his vision: Community-building.
Ashley Patterson wants to make farm-fresh produce a staple in her community's diet. To her, gardening is not only a source of healthy vegetables, it's a place that fosters community and togetherness.
Internationally acclaimed artist Paul Goodnight uses his paintbrush to help communities see their issues in a new light. Over the course of his prolific career, he's started charities, led art therapy, and created influential public works.
Each year, hundreds of thousands visit Utah’s 2002 Olympic venues. One person they can thank for the chance is Colin Hilton, who makes sure the sprawling athletic complex is accessible to everyone – not just professional athletes.
Mary Gordon believes that kids can learn to appreciate both vulnerability and strength – and embody those qualities in the classroom – as they watch a baby learn and develop over the course of a year.
After the genocide in Rwanda, survivors turned to poaching for survival. Ange Imanishimwe made it his life’s work to show poachers their livelihood lies in preserving, not destroying, the forest.