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Champions

These 25 young community leaders apply creative problem solving skills to complex urban challenges. They come from diverse neighborhoods and professional backgrounds, but share a sense of urgency to build stronger communities. They are communications specialists, filmmakers, tradespeople, artists, advocates, social entrepreneurs, public health experts, community animators, and more. Through their projects, they will create powerful change in their own communities and beyond. Learn more about them below:

Akron

David Swirsky

Amber Genet

Detroit

Margarita Barry

Cornetta Lane

Kyle W. Bartell

Ciarra Ross

Chad Rochkind

Orlando Bailey

Charlotte

Johnny Wakefield

Varian Shrum

San Jose

Erin Salazar

Zia MacWilliams

Justin Triano

Marlo Custodio

Macon

Rachel Hollar

David Moore

Miami

Naomi Ross

Blair Butterfield

Binsen Gonzalez

Philadelphia

Akeem Dixon

Victoria Gilbert

Alex Peay

Philip Green

St. Paul

Crystal Passi

Jason Tanzman