The JusticeMobile: Legal Services on Wheels

Mindy Yocum (she/her) is the CEO and Founder of JusticeMobile, a nonprofit organization that provides legal education and resources to people in areas that may not traditionally have access to proactive legal resources. Mindy is committed to making our justice system more efficient, easier to navigate, and less expensive – for everyone, regardless of location…

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“It Only Takes One”: A Daughter’s Story of Living Kidney Donation

Sarah Kamaras (she/her) is a New Yorker, a freelance animation producer and illustrator, a filmmaker, a dog lover, and so much more. She’s also a living kidney donor. This past year, Sarah learned just how important living kidney donation can be when she was able to donate her left kidney to someone in need –…

Pink Ain’t Whatcha Think: Raising Awareness About Male Breast Cancer

Vance Stacks, Jr. (he/him) is a breast cancer survivor who has dedicated his life to raising awareness about male breast cancer. During his cancer treatment, he noticed a lack of representation and resources that included men – he is now working to change that narrative. He founded the nonprofit, Pink Ain’t Whatcha Think to educate…

White Cane Day Walk: A Community Comes Together for Celebration and Awareness

White Cane Safety Day, a national observance in the US, is celebrated each year on October 15th. The date is set aside to celebrate the achievements of people who are blind or visually impaired, and to acknowledge the important symbol of blindness and tool of independence, the white cane. Alice Klein (she/her) created merch on…

Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation: The Dream Lives On

Khadijah Butler (she/her) created the Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation, a foundation that aids young adults from under-served populations in pursuing higher education, in honor of her father, Craig D. Butler. The CDB Scholarship Foundation provides annual, merit based college scholarships to Black students in Philadelphia.  Here is the story of The Craig D. Butler…

Southeast Alaska Conservation Council: Fighting to Protect What Matters Most

The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council is a homegrown conservation group of Southeast Alaskans fiercely fighting to protect their home – the Tongass National Forest and the waters of the Inside Passage. The SEACC works to protect Southeast Alaska’s wild lands and clean water – thereby sustaining an intact ecosystem, abundant fish and wildlife populations, and…

BeeWorthy Farms: Making Buzz Worthy Strides in Pollinator Friendly Farming

BeeWorthy Farms, a pollinator friendly flower and herb farm in San Diego, CA, is run by three fierce female farmers and small business owners: Cathryn (she/her), Diana (she/her), and Onnalee (she/her).  Here is BeeWorthy Farms’ story, told by Diana, in her own words. “BeeWorthy Farms is a small, women-owned flower and herb farm focused on…

American Therapeutic Riding Center: Making a Difference Through Equine Therapy

The American Therapeutic Riding Center, located in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, is a place where individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities are empowered to achieve goals, overcome challenges, and create life-changing relationships through therapeutic horseback riding. Brooke Vincent Shipman (she/her) is a Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor at American Therapeutic Riding Center. Here is ATRC’s story, told…

Aljona Tcherniavskaia: Turning Heartache Into Hope

When Russia invaded Ukraine in February of this year, Ajona (she/her), who is half Russian / half Ukrainian and living in Los Angeles, CA, felt called to action. Her Support for Ukraine t-shirts are raising funds for World Central Kitchen, United Help Ukraine, and Revived Soldiers Ukraine. Here is Aljona’s story written in her own…

Creating Safe Spaces for Queer & Trans Youth

Lauren Anderson (she/her), AKA Lauren Marigold, is a queer, plus size, eco-conscious, style influencer (among many other things) who lives in Orange County, CA with her partner, V (they/them). Lauren’s goal in life is to create spaces and communities where everyone feels welcome and included. Together, Lauren and V created their Protect Queer & Trans…

Gabby Frost: Using Art to Smash Stigmas & Start Conversations

Gabby Frost (she/her) is a 24-year-old artist, mental health advocate, content creator, and public speaker. She is also the founder of Buddy Project – a non-profit movement aiming to prevent suicide by pairing people as buddies and raising awareness for mental health. Through her art brand, GMF Designs, Gabby creates designs that open up dialogue…

Evelyn Burttram: Crochet Finds A Way With Pink Sheep Design

Evelyn Burttram, AKA The Pink Sheep, is the creator and maker behind Pink Sheep Design, a brand for crochet enthusiasts (and creatives of all kinds) that focuses on promoting happiness, creative empowerment, and community. They are known for their beginner-friendly, super-bulky patterns, their 3D printed & ergonomic jumbo crochet hooks and tools, and their live…