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Bringing about dramatic and lasting social change requires lifelong leadership and learning lessons along the way.
Becca Heller on the Echoing Green Blog
Echoing Green's Fellows are always pushing deep, sustainable social change. Here are some of thier recent news and accolades:
2009 EG Fellow Dhruv Lakra (pictured above) received the CNN-IBN Young Indian Leader Award. Lakra's organization, Mirakle Couriers, employs deaf people giving them a chance to increase their livelihood and making them more economically independent.
Echoing Green's Fellows continue to shake the world. Here's a run-down of recent news and accolades:
The Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project: 450 People Safe, and Counting...
It was the summer of 2008 and Becca Heller had just completed her first year at Yale Law School. She was in Tel Aviv, Israel on an internship and she kept on hearing about the Iraqi refugee population living in Amman, Jordan.