The work we do wouldn’t be possible without input from people like you from over 100 countries around the world. This year, we heard from thousands of you, from our home here on the South Side to the small islands of Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba. Explore some of the stories we heard, then tell us how you’re pledging to make your community better in the year to come.
I want to ensure black male teachers have an opportunity and forum to control and determine our own narrative as critical contributors to the education of our children.
Jabali S., Brooklyn, NY
I teach my daughters to be fierce and challenge everything!
Rachel W. (United Kingdom) on how she's making her community a better place
I use my voice for the people who can't speak up.
Rossy E. (Northridge, CA) on how she's making her community a better place
To make a difference in my community, I started a group called Courageously Connected in Tallahassee, Florida, whose mission is to connect minorities so that we can bring financial resources to our own communities.
Constance C., Tallahassee, FL
I'm going to step out of my comfort zone and volunteer more within my community.
Angelica L. (Phoenix, AZ) on how she's going to get involved in her community