One clear way to drive change is to invest in leaders who have a direct connection to the communities they serve.
Bringing about dramatic and lasting social change requires lifelong leadership and learning lessons along the way.
Echoing Green focuses on finding stellar individuals who can carry their ideas and explain why they have what it takes to succeed.
Rebecca Heller on the Echoing Green Blog
Eighteen Echoing Green Fellows were recognized on Forbes' 2015 "30 under 30" list for their innovative work on tackling the world's biggest problems.
Becca Heller is reforming the Special Immigrant Visa process for interpreters who risked their lives for American troops during the Iraq war.
From The Washington Post to Fast Company, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the newly-minted class of 2013 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders.
Over the past twenty-five years, we have seen our Fellows inspire, mentor and partner with one another building upon the impact of Fellows that have come before them. This new class of 2013 Echoing Green and Black Male Achievement Fellows is no exception.
Locked in a passionate struggle for prisoners' human rights, pausing in her mission was the last thing Sarah Belal planned to do. But by taking the time to notice and learn from her mistakes, she gained not only confidence in how to move forward, but also an unexpected community of support. Read more.