Adam Braun
Founder of Pencils for Promise, an organization that builds schools and increases literacy in the developing world.

Marley Dias
Became an activist at the age of 11 and created #1000blackgirlbooks – a list of children’s books with African-American protagonists.

Friedl Dicker-Brandeis
Organized secret art education classes for children in Terezin and collected over 4500 drawings from students.

Tim King
Founded a network of public college-prep boys’ schools in Chicago, including the nation’s first all-male charter high school.

Nobel Peace Prize-winning teenage activist for girls’ education in Pakistan and around the world.

Roberto Rivera
Chicagoan and founder of the Good Life Organization and Fulfill the Dream curriculum.

Julius Rosenwald
Leader of Sears & Roebuck, philanthropist who built schools in the southern U.S. for African-American children.




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