Building a stronger community through servant leadership. Leadership Huntsville/Madison County identifies proven and emerging leaders across all sectors of our community who have an interest in becoming more engaged. Leadership Huntsville/Madison County educates them in-depth about issues in major sectors of our community and how they can impact progress.
Jesus Vegans are a faith community embracing creation care, animals rights and plant based diet as an integral part of our bible studies. We believe that if Jesus walked the earth today, he would be a vegan. Everything we do is designed to create a sense of community that encourages authenticity and empowers people to discover and build their God-given abilities.
Joe has been on the forefront advocating for safe streets for over a decade in North East Los Angeles; most recently with the ‘Figueroa For All’ campaign to bring pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements to the North Figueroa corridor. Read more about Joe and his campaign for safe streets and strong neighborhoods in City Council District 1.
CHOICE Humanitarian is about people. With support from our donors and partners, motivated villagers define their path out of poverty. By building skills, capacities and leadership of the villagers, entire communities can break the cycle of poverty. Communities move forward by defining objectives and leveraging connections.
For 20 years we've been helping kids reach for the sky. 20 stories of inspiration, hope, and learning are what makes us SOAR. WINGS is an education program that teaches kids how to behave well, make good decisions and build healthy relationships. We do this by weaving a comprehensive social and emotional learning curriculum into a fresh and fun after school program.
IGNITE is building a movement of young women who are ready and eager to become the next generation of political leaders. Women make up 51% of the United States population, but represent less than a quarter of our elected officials. It’s time to change the statistics. IGNITE's innovative programs prepare young women across the country to become the next generation of political leaders.
The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) is a non-profit organization that brings together individuals and agencies working to establish or improve oversight of police officers in the United States. NACOLE welcomes people and organizations committed to fair and professional law enforcement that is responsive to community needs. NACOLE, established in 1995, is incorporated under the laws of the State of Maryland.
Hahrie is a political scientist interested in the politics of social policy, especially political organizing, political activism, power-building for social change, civic associations, and environmental politics. Hahrie has also studied political polarization, congressional elections, interest groups, social movements, and other topics. She has written and published three books.
A retired Lieutenant Colonel of the U.S. Army, Representative John Szoka is once again serving his country - this time as a member of the North Carolina General Assembly serving his second term representing North Carolina House District 45. He has owned and operated several successful small businesses in Fayetteville. John and his wife Laurie have been married for over 30 years and their children, now grown, attended public elementary, middle and high schools in Cumberland County.
Truth In Reality is a non-profit social advocacy organization pioneering a movement to change the imbalanced media depictions of women of color, especially on violent reality television. Through education, research, public awareness campaigns, social media engagement, strategic partnerships, and public commentary we aim to change society's acceptance of gender-based violence in the Black community.
Riley Moore is a West Virginia native, born in Morgantown. He began his career working as a welder in a rock quarry maintaining mining equipment alongside many others from the Eastern Panhandle. While welding, he put himself through school and received his undergraduate degree in Government and International Politics from George Mason University in Virginia.
Hero.Veteran.Author. Speaker.US Army Ranger. Kris “Tanto” Paronto, a United States Veteran and private security contractor, has served the United States for more than 18 years. Kris possesses elite training skills received from the U.S. Army Ranger, 2nd Battalion, 75th Regiment and 5th Battalion, Special Forces Group.
DEPLOY/US is a not-for-profit organization focused on climate and energy solutions. They connect and empower concerned citizens, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders in new ways, to achieve sustainability, innovation, and growth.
Global Sorority’s Elements of Success leadership training program teaches girls and young women how to develop the inner resources they need to succeed in any situation or circumstance – and how to apply these skills right away and throughout their lives.
Developing Social and Emotional Skills through fresh and fun after school programs.
The FFAC is an educational non-profit committed to empowering people to save the environment, animals, and our own health through our daily food choices. From social justice to animals to the environment, factory farming is one of the most serious issues facing our planet.