Fellows by Category

Organization: Groundswell

Will Byrne has developed a model, which he calls civic consumption, that allows individuals and institutions to leverage their collective purchasing power to shift markets from the bottom up, creating a new, market-based path to create social and environmental benefits in their own communities.

Organization: RefugePoint

Sasha Chanoff is finding lasting solutions for the world’s most vulnerable refugees.

Organization: E-Democracy

Reviving local democracy and citizen participation by making local online engagement powerful, meaningful, and convenient for all.

Organization: Health Care Without Harm

Gary Cohen has assembled an international coalition that is transforming the global health sector by reducing health industry practices that harm the environment and contribute to disease. 

Organization: Polaris Project

Building a citizen movement to put an end to human trafficking by engaging community members, law enforcement and policy-makers of wealthy countries in a coordinated attack on the trafficker's primary incentives - high profits and low risk of prosecution.

Working against torture through agencies tracking and bringing torturers to justice in domestic and international courts, while bringing clinical support to victims.

Organization: SPOON Foundation

Cindy Kaplan is improving the nutritional outcomes of children without permanent families. Recognizing that the nutritional needs of children who have suffered from trauma and institutionalized care are drastically different, Cindy is equipping governments and citizen organizations (COs) around the world to protect the orphaned, fostered, and adopted children in their care from the...

Creating a survivor-led national reform movement to change policy and public attitudes around the commercial sexual exploitation of children.

Organization: Welcoming America

David Lubell is unlocking the full potential of communities by addressing the fears of U.S. born residents regarding the country’s fastest immigration growth rates since the early 1900s. David is helping them understand how and why the U.S. can find pride in upholding traditions of being welcoming, at community and individual levels. 

Jason McLennan is creating incentives and new practices so that the built environment improves health and well-being, while increasing our access to a diverse and productive natural world.

Organization: New Teacher Center

Ellen Moir is improving learning for students—and especially underserved students—in America by accelerating the effectiveness of new teachers. She does so by building the world’s first corps of professional education mentors composed of expert teachers. 

Organization: Code for America

Jen Pahlka is bringing the resources—talent, ideas, tools, energy—and operating principles of the tech world to bear on a work culture that is famously slow-moving, inefficient, bureaucratic and risk-adverse: government. 

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