Fellows by Category
Creating inclusive, developmentally advantageous playgrounds where children of all abilities can have the best opportunities for healthy development.
Transforming public television into an interactive forum which encourages discourse and social innovation by showcasing and promoting promising citizen-inspired initiatives across the country.
Paul Bradley is creating a scalable approach that enables the owners of manufactured homes to achieve full economic citizenship by cooperatively buying and managing the land on which their homes sit.
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.
Transforming aging and the way people think about aging by turning affordable senior apartment communities into vibrant centers of learning, wellness and creativity.
Reviving local democracy and citizen participation by making local online engagement powerful, meaningful, and convenient for all.
Stuart Cohen is creating new tools to reverse the paradigm of growth away from sprawling big box development, and to instead revitalize our existing towns and cities by planning for people, not cars—a reversal that has tremendous potential to reduce global warming pollution and improve social outcomes as the country grows by 100 million by 2050.
Creating a web-accessible supermarket for social action that makes it possible for virtually anyone to act on their desire to change society for the better.
For over 22 years, Peace First has developed and implemented transformative programming to teach young people peacemaking skills that promote empathy, develop leadership, and engage youth in playing a vital role in making their schools and communities safer and more just places.
Building a coalition of parents and other concerned citizens to make democracy work for children.
Jeff Edmondson is uniting local leaders within education, business, non-profit, government, civic, and philanthropic sectors behind a common vision and measurable set of goals, and supplying them with the tools, infrastructure, and peer community they need to improve educational outcomes for children from cradle to career.
Developing purposeful, multigenerational neighborhoods where the entire community organizes around a potentially long-term social challenge with which some residents are struggling (these communities become both the support structure and the vehicle for action).