Archives: Purpose Prizes

David Tice

A father taps the power of film to teach ethics and personal responsibility to young people across the U.S.

Kathleen Marie Chromicz

Long-time teacher links rural, village students to youth at international schools in Africa, creating partnerships to share learning and innovation.

Sharon Kay Hanshaw

Devastated by the government's ineffectual response to Hurricane Katrina, a former cosmetologist galvanized the women in her community to take political action.

Nani Lee

This social worker-turned-attorney and professor mentors students in her quest to empower Native American communities.

Linda M. Kaufman

This Episcopal priest gives voice to a national movement helping homeless people acquire and maintain permanent housing.