Born without a vote in her native, colonial Hong Kong, Amy has made her civic voice heard in this nation by establish the Asian American Cultural Center, a space where east meets west.
The first elected female mayor to the City of Dallas, Texas, Annette Strauss was not only a leader but a civic saint.
At the age of 12, Barbara Brown founded a motor oil recycling program aptly named Don't Be Crude. Today, because of her work, 50,000 gallons of used motor oil are recylcled and more than 500 miles of coastline are protected.
An immigrant farm worker, a man struck by tragedy, Barney Flores uses his talents as a boxer to support young men and women in his neighborhood by keeping them off the streets and out of gangs.
Starting out with a $25,000 loan, Rapoport built American Income Life Insurance,into a business worth $1 billion! The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Foundation contributes more than $2.5 million annually to education, social services, and the humanities.
In 1996, there were 8,000 museums in the world but there was not one comprehensive women's history museum. Cathy Bonner went about to change that and founded The Women's Museum: An Institute for the Future.
The youngest known council candidate in Central Texas history makes $6 an hour taking pizza orders, wears braces, lives with his parents and cast his first ballot in the Nov. 2, 2004 general election.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Craig Flournoy helped to bring to light numerous injustices in Texas.
While representing their respective districts in the Texas House of Representatives, Dan Gattis and Patrick Rose balanced strong leadership with compromise to pass legislation affecting all Texans.
Doe v. Santa Fe held that pre-game prayer is unconstitutional and violates the separation of church and state. Marian Ward challenged this ruling.
Former Deputy Chief of Staff to Houston Mayor Bill White explores Fontaine's work to support Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.