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.
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.
Liz is the co-founder of the St.Bernard Project, a non-profit that helps Katrina survivors return to their homes.
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.
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.
The Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry to convince her husband to lower the taxes on the people.
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.
A survivor of a Nazi concentration camp, Wiesel is a world-famous journalist and author.
Noun quit her job to begin the People Improvement Organization, an organization committed to providing free, safe education to the children of Cambodia.