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Virginia, MN — Allen Lewis envisions a future where emergency services in rural communities are more effective, timely and equitable.

Pine Ridge, SD — Amanda Carlow is witness to the power of the Lakota language. She sees transformation in young people when they learn the language of their ancestors.

Saint Paul, MN — Amira Adawe is on a quest to redefine beauty. She aims to end skin-lightening practices that both expose people to toxic chemicals and harm their identities.

Minneapolis, MN — Ani Koch is not afraid to tackle big challenges. As a young person, they stepped up to be a visible LGBTQ leader in their community, opened social spaces for LGBTQ teens and started one of the first gay/straight alliances in Iowa.

Kyle, SD — Beau White is passionate about building Native interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Fergus Falls, MN — Benjamin Schierer knows diversity creates strong communities. He learned this firsthand when he traveled the world early in his career.

Minneapolis, MN — Dr. Brittany Lewis knows research can build community power and equitable solutions. She wants to help elected leaders, government officials and community members better understand how to use data as a tool for positive change.

Minneapolis, MN — Dave Anderson understands the power of a home. He knows that stable, affordable housing allows people opportunities to build wealth.

Cannon Ball , ND — David Archambault II has a vision of sustainability and self-determination for the people of Standing Rock.

Rochester, MN — Dr. Essa Mohamed wants to apply culturally sensible approaches to medical research. He believes more inclusive practices will lead to better informed, more targeted health care solutions and interventions.

Saint Paul, MN — Evva Karr is ready to rise. As founder of one of the first public benefit corporations in the world focused on digital games, she sees how few women and people of color occupy leadership positions in her industry.

Maple Grove, MN — Farhio Khalif is a passionate advocate for East African women and girls. She wants to make sure their voices are heard and their needs clearly understood.