Young Lee Hertig

Young Lee Hertig

As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has said, the most segregated hour in America is 11:00 on Sunday mornings. In 1981, as a first year Asian American seminarian, I was faced with a Eurocentric curriculum that excluded non-white perspectives. That launched my campaign to...
Catherine Strachan Lindenberg

Catherine Strachan Lindenberg

As a nurse in Central America and the U.S., I often cared for pregnant girls as young as 12 or 14 years old. The links between teen pregnancy, other risky behaviors and poor academic and economic outcomes transcend borders and cultures. I grew up in Costa Rica; my...
David Tice

David Tice

I believe our youth are our future. TrueSpark gives kids a road map to navigate life’s journey. They learn creativity and curiosity instead of apathy, integrity and generosity in place of greed, courage and love instead of fear, empathy and forgiveness instead...
Anthony Barash

Anthony Barash

I grew up in rural Western Illinois. My parents were the first in their families to go to college. So all my life, education was a priority, as was community service. My father was a country lawyer who worked until the end of his life, at nearly 87, and I became a...
Nani Lee

Nani Lee

In 1998, I left my law practice to pursue a PhD in social work. One of my objectives was to influence policy that affects underprivileged communities. Part of my native Hawai’ian culture is the idea that as an individual, you can have an impact, but the greatest...