We’re continually inspired by individuals and groups that demonstrate leadership and enhance our communities. We feature these instrumental efforts in order to help foster connection and collaboration. Click the tabs to view each Unsung Hero-ine:
- Ancient Chinese Medical Research
- Learning Equality
- Quest Science Project
- Arnie Gunderson
- Greg Jaczko
- San Clemente Green
- Hanford Challenge
- Dr. Tom English
- Cousteau’s Ocean Future
Research: To systematically study East Asian medical texts to idnetify innovative and inexpensive approaches to a variety of contemporary global health challenges.
The Samuel Lawrence Foundation proudly supports the work of Dr. Edward Neal, MD for his groundbreaking work on the re-intreptation of early Chinese medical texts using the techniques of classical text-based archeology and database driven character research. This work has led to an entirely new intpretation of these early texts, providng new ideas for diseases such as cancer and resistant infectious diseases.
Quest Research Program at Canyon Crest High School is designed to provide for students who are motivated by curiosity and are capable of independent learning with an authentic science experience. Students engage in all aspects of science and will have the opportunity to observe and conduct original scientific research. Students read scientific journal articles, develop hypotheses, collect and analyze data and eventually present their findings.
Fairewinds Energy Education is dedicated to furthering public understanding of nuclear power and other energy issues through educational sources.
Greg Jaczko, author of “Confessions from a Rogue Nuclear Regulator,” is a nuclear and public policy expert who advocates for safer storage of all spent nuclear fuel.
San Clemente Green is a grassroots organization comprised of citizens advocating for a sustainable future, as well as many other local issues like nuclear energy
Hanford Challenge aims to create a future for the Hanford Nuclear Site that secures human health and safety, advance accountability, and promotes a sustainable environmental legacy.
Dr. Tom English is a nuclear energy expert who has advised the top U.S. government organizations. Dr. English continues to advocate for clean energy solutions.
The Ocean Futures Society explores our ocean, while inspiring and educating people on the importance of wise environmental policies.
Awards to honor life-changing efforts in medicine, science, education and the arts
around the world. Click below to read stories on their recent work.
Stephanie Engle, PhD
Dr. Kate Cronin Furman
Dr. Jeffrey Nordella
Ed Bastian, Delta Employee Charity
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest
Alabama State Nurses Foundation
Bishop George McKinney
Resolve to Save Lives
Christiaan van Woudenberg
Friends of Justice
Deaf Community Services of San Diego
Youth Activism Project
The Clearity Foundation
Committee to Protect Journalism
Bring It Initiative
Dr. Kate Spradley
Mr. Jean-Rene Etchegaray
Judge Micaela Alvarez
St. Albans Shirley Football Club
Center for Political Beauty
Reverend Gerald Toussaint