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The Power of One Person

  • Jerrod Howe

    Jerrod Howe

    “My fellowship helped me renew my focus on contributing to something bigger than myself.”

    Through his experience with The Mission Continues, a Navy veteran helped other veterans tell their stories while crafting his own.

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  • Kelly Carlisle

    Kelly Carlisle

    “I was meant to grow food, and growing food was going to transform my community.”

    Kelly Carlisle served her country in the US Navy, then decided to serve her neighborhood in East Oakland.

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  • Deborah Bial

    Deborah Bial

    “I learned it is important to be part of something that can make the world a better place.”

    Deborah Bial is president and founder of The Posse Foundation, an organization that sends groups of students to college together for mutual support.

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Stories of Impact

The Painted Turtle Rises

The Painted Turtle Rises

Closed by wildfires, a camp proves it isn't the buildings that hold its spirit and heart.

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Providing nutrition education to Hispanic communities

Providing nutrition education to Hispanic communities

Working with local community organizations, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health conducts health screenings and encourages healthy lifestyles.

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Training the human rights leaders of tomorrow

Training the human rights leaders of tomorrow

The International Leadership Training Programme gives young people from around the world an opportunity to network and learn how to make a difference.

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