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2020
Bush Fellowship

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.

2020
Bush Fellowship

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.

2020
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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.

2020
Bush Fellowship

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

2020
Bush Fellowship

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.

2020
Bush Fellowship

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.

2020
Bush Fellowship

Minneapolis, MN — Guy Bowling understands from personal experience the challenges of parenting, especially without positive role models. His lifework has focused on helping young, low-income men transform into responsible and involved fathers.

2020
Bush Fellowship

Two Harbors, MN — Jenna Udenberg is on a mission to make the world a more inclusive place for people with disabilities, especially her home community on the north shore of Lake Superior.

2020
Bush Fellowship

Eagle Butte, SD — Joseph Brings Plenty believes culture can help the children on the Cheyenne River Reservation find a better way of life. He experiences the healing power of his Lakota heritage and spirituality daily.

2020
Bush Fellowship

Saint Paul, MN — Kayla Yang-Best envisions grocery store shelves full of the local, healthy and culturally diverse food she loves. She wants them to be places where she can better identify with the producers.

2020
Bush Fellowship

Lauderdale, MN — Matthew Koncar wants to increase public trust of police. As a police officer, he has a front-row seat to police-community relations.

2020
Bush Fellowship

Rapid City, SD — Valeriah Big Eagle believes that an equitable education can heal.