Archives: Purpose Prizes

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.

Adrian L. Moore

Long-time juvenile justice professional establishes nonprofit that teaches at-risk youth social and life skills to help them avoid the criminal justice system.