What does it take to move the world?
Meet the individuals who represent a new guard of social justice, building a future grounded in equality for all.
Illustrations by Agata Nowicka
Glenisse Pagan-Ortiz is building back Puerto Rico
Benilda Regina Paiva de Brito: A Caretaker for Brazil’s Black Women and Girls
Mónica Ramírez: A Backbone for Migrant Women
Bianca Santana: Writing the Way Out of Injustice
Adriana Barbosa: A Champion for Latin America’s Black Entrepreneurs
Tanya Wallace-Gobern wants you to value Black workers
Desmond Meade: A Warrior for Voting Rights
Sekou Siby is Taking the Heat Off Restaurant Workers During COVID-19
Kassandra Frederique is Reimagining the Future of Drug Policy in America
The Changing Face of Advocacy
It’s a familiar cycle: money and attention swoop into swing states during an election, then leave without any lasting benefit for local communities. But advocacy groups are shifting the paradigm by building the power of people too often neglected by political machinery.
How to truly thank essential workers
Low-wage workers have borne the brunt of COVID-19, but the US economy was broken long before the pandemic. Our grantees teamed up with workers across the country to reimagine a future of work that works for everyone.
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Illustration by Olha Khorimarko