A visionary organizer in Chinatown, one of the poorest neighborhoods in this diverse city, Sissy uses innovative strategies to build political power and drive policy change.
Francisco Argüelles (Pancho) Paz y Puente
Pancho is a servant leader who has worked tirelessly at the intersection of race and workers’ rights to build institutions that empower and defend the most vulnerable coming to the U.S.
Parisa has had unique success forging partnerships across Washington, DC’s Black and Latino communities to fight the gentrification and school closings that are devastating neighborhood residents.
Marian Edmonds Allen
In a conservative religious environment, Marian creates strategic partnerships to transform the hostile culture toward LGBT youth who face family rejection, homelessness and high suicide rates.