Special mention: The Rev. William Barber and the Moral Monday movement

Rev. Barber and Moral Monday movement: A special shoutout to the the civilly disobedient

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Farmworker Advocacy Network's battle for dignity

Farmworker Advocacy Network: In fighting for the rights of migrant workers, they raise public awareness

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One mother's attempt to stop gun violence

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense: Defying the bullies, these women seek to eliminate gun violence

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Monika Johnson-Hostler: advocating for the abused

Monika Johnson-Hostler: Her calling is to advocate for victim of sexual and domestic abuse

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Thava Mahadevan of The Farm at Penny Lane

Thava Mahadevan: Finding new ways to heal those with mental illness

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Honoring those who seek justice

"What drives people to public service is a sense of possibility."
Henry Hampton, an African-American filmmaker whose productions, including Eyes on the Prize, focused on social justice

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Hugh Hollowell, Carolyn Schuldt and Scott Holmes destigmatize homelessness

The Rev. Carolyn Schuldt, the Rev. Hugh Hollowell, Scott Holmes: They stick up for the poor, the homeless and the invisible

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