George Ballis powerful force for social change, characterized by his fluid and adaptive influence and his willingness to work behind the scenes. He was a champion for the environment, empowered people to stand up for their rights, and a became megaphone for the marginalized across the United States.
Chico Mendes was leader of great courage and unyielding motivation. To many powerful people, he was trouble maker, but to millions of workers and Amazonian Indians, Chico was a life-saving hero. By standing up for […]
In the mid 1990’s a small minority tribe living in the Niger River Delta stood up for their rights that had been taken by their government and by transnational oil companies. Because of their efforts, […]
Forced into the spotlight, Lynn Henning decided to take action and seek to protect her community from millions of tons of toxic sludge and fumes that had caused terrible illnesses and diseases. The middle aged […]
In no particular order, these inspiring people from around the world have caught our attention for their works on behalf of the human community in 2010. Read more about these amazing heroes by following the links to the source material.
We often hear of “golden parachutes,” “stuffed wallets,” and “high priced public relations” when we hear of corporate leaders. It is difficult to find strong models of moral behavior, ethics and employee consideration in modern […]
Wangari Muta Maathai is a prime example of determination, positive thinking and continued efforts for peace, democracy and sustainable development. She was born in the Nyeri District of Kenya, April 1, 1940. In 1960 she […]