Elizabeth Bonker, who's also an author, poet and songwriter, called on her fellow Rollins College graduates to use their voices, serve others and "see the worth in every person we serve."
Following up on an agreement first reached in 2007, the college has expanded opportunities for the Catawba Nation, providing a full-tuition scholarship every year to a Catawba tribal member.
Campbell Law Professors Ashley Campbell and Tolu Adewale have been working closely with Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Raleigh office to take landlord tenant cases pro bono this semester.
Arriving at Rollins College after years of homeschooling, Elizabeth Smith's biggest challenge was to accept and claim, rather than try to cover up, who she was as a person with a disability that presented unique challenges.
Charlotte Woodward received a heart transplant 10 years ago, but her case is unusual for people with Down syndrome or other disabilities. A federal bill named in her honor would ban that sort of disability discrimination.
As part of a people-first mission, Kira Druyan, Seattle-based MOD Pizza's chief legal officer, plans to work with law firms to get some formerly incarcerated employees’ records expunged.
“It’s been a long time since anyone came here to recognize the tribes,” Teresa McCoy, a councilwoman with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, said at the presentation. “I’m about to cry.”
Starting this month, the burger chain's Future 22 campaign is featuring a total of 22 young Black leaders via YouTube, Instagram and a series of nationwide TV and radio ads.
Yum Brands' franchise accelerator fellowship program is a partnership with historically black Howard University and the University of Louisville that aims to improve equity for underrepresented people.
The Auburn alumnus uses his culinary skills to "push for equality for all groups of people all over the South" while "spreading the message of radical empathy as much as I can."