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The Power of Love in a Post-Pandemic World – Barb Seaman (POY 53)

Barb Seaman helps a local organization in Washington state repair the social damage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear the inspiring story.

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[2023 UPDATE] The Little Free Pantry – Jessica McClard (POY 44)

Jessica McClard founded The Little Free Pantry with a simple model: take groceries when you need, leave them if you can. Now the concept has gone worldwide.

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Spaceship Media: Journalism That Bridges Divides – Eve Pearlman & Jeremy Hay (POY 39)

Eve Pearlman and Jeremy Hay founded Spaceship Media to convince opposing sides to talk. They’re using journalism to reconnect Americans and restore trust.

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Awakening Compassion at Work – Monica Worline (POY 38)

Monica Worline has co-authored a book about the benefits of compassion at work, and about how we can make our workplaces better for everyone.

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Feeling Powerless? Eat Dinner with Your Family – Lynn Barendsen (POY 37)

Lynn Barendsen directs The Family Dinner Project at Harvard, where she and her team help American families gather around their dinner tables again.

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Violence In Cities Like Baltimore Can Be Stopped – Anthony Barksdale (POY 32)

Anthony Barksdale is a retired commissioner from the Baltimore Police Department. He believes violence can be solved, and he’s committed to see that happen.

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Politeness Points: A Mini-Movement to Award Polite People – Bill Durkin (POY 28)

Bill Durkin gives cards, or Politeness Points, to thank polite train riders in Boston. He and Josh talk about how this simple idea can spread empathy.

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CityStay: Minnesota’s Study-Abroad Alternative – Julie Knopp (POY 26)

Julie Knopp directs City Stay, which offers local homestay programs in Minnesota. Listen as she compares this one-of-a-kind idea to study abroad education.

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AbleGamers: Raising Video Game Accessibility – Steve Spohn (POY 21)

Steve Spohn is the COO of AbleGamers, which helps those with disabilities play video games. He and Josh talk about this incredibly touching mission.

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[2023 UPDATE] Christmas Tree Santas: Playing Santa with Free Trees – Alex Gramling (POY 19)

Alex Gramling and his friends started giving away Christmas trees after a chance encounter with someone in need. Now he enjoys being a Santa for others.