Archives: Purpose Prizes

Jamal Joseph

This former Black Panther has created a refuge where young people can escape the violence in their lives, learn leadership skills and create art for social change.

Ann Higdon

Inspired by her own tough childhood and one teacher's kind words, Higdon helps high school dropouts get diplomas — and marketable job skills to turn their lives around.

Anne Nolan

Nolan provides comprehensive services for the homeless, including permanent housing.

Jan Hively

As co-founder of Shift in Minneapolis, Jan established a clearinghouse for ideas, programs and people seeking more satisfaction from work.