Tag Archives: Faith

Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman

Since the early 1960s, Marian Wright Edelman has been a tireless advocate for human rights, noted for her work with the Children’s Defense Fund.

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Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II)

Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II)

John Paul II spread his belief in religion and advocacy in human rights as he traveled around the world and spoke to many groups of people.

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Liz McCartney

Liz McCartney

Liz is the co-founder of the St.Bernard Project, a non-profit that helps Katrina survivors return to their homes.

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Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges was among the first black children, among chants of “two, four, six, eight, we don’t want to integrate!” to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans.

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Tim Coulsen

Tim Coulsen

Coulson acted in the moment despite huge risks to his own life in order to help others during the 7/7 terror attacks in London, 2005.

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Lady Godiva

Lady Godiva

The Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry to convince her husband to lower the taxes on the people.

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Efren Peñaflorida

Efren Peñaflorida

Efren Peñaflorida’s Dynamic Teen Company is an organization that uses a pushcart to re-create a classroom that can teach valuable skills in the most unusual of places, be it a trash dump or cemetery.

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Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel

A survivor of a Nazi concentration camp, Wiesel is a world-famous journalist and author.

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Phymean Noun

Phymean Noun

Noun quit her job to begin the People Improvement Organization, an organization committed to providing free, safe education to the children of Cambodia.

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Jude Ndambuki

Jude Ndambuki

Ndambuki founded the “Help Kenya Project,” an organization committed to teaching Kenyan children about technology, as well as fostering civic responsibility.

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