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Eagle Lake, MN — Abdi Sabrie believes in the power of education to be an equalizing force, yet daily he witnesses barriers and gaps in educational systems for students of color.

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Hopkins, MN — Amanda LaGrange believes the Midwest's generous business community provides fertile soil for social enterprises that hire adults facing employment barriers.

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Eden Prairie, MN — Asad Aliweyd wants to develop transformative ways for Muslim people to build wealth.

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Sioux Falls, SD — Dr. Benson Hsu wants to revolutionize rural health care.

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Pine Ridge, SD — Erik Bringswhite wants his community to raise healthy, ethical Native children. As a long-time foster parent and juvenile justice worker, he is a role model to many on the Pine Ridge Reservation and in the state of South Dakota.

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Woodbury, MN — Hussein Farah wants his community to prosper by embracing technology to build financial stability.

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Edina, MN — Jeff Dykstra believes that cross-sector collaboration can result in powerful solutions to persistently intractable problems.

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Davenport, ND — Jenn Faul wants to radically change how children learn about mental health. As a therapist and COO for the largest free-standing psychiatric and substance use hospital in her region, she recognizes that mental health is often a taboo topic.

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Saint Paul, MN — Dr. Joanna Ramirez sees women entrepreneurs of color — the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs — as a solution to the racial wealth gap.

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Lanesboro, MN — John Davis’s passion is rural. He imagines thriving rural communities that use the arts and creativity to solve local challenges, drive sustainable economic development and address obstacles to change.

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Minneapolis, MN — Larry A. McKenzie has always understood his purpose: to make a difference in the lives of young men, particularly African Americans in urban settings.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Me'Lea Connelly knows economic power is one of the strongest ways to resist oppression.