General Colin and Alma Powell
America's Promise Alliance
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Susan V. Berresford
President, Ford Foundation
Johnnetta B. Cole
President, Bennett College for Women
Chairman and CEO, Shorebank Corporation
President and CEO, National Council of La Raza
Robert L. Payton
Center on Philanthropy, Indiana University
Chair, America's Promise
Rebecca L. Adamson
Founder and President, First Nations Development Institute
Founder and President, YouthBuild U.S.A.
Love Canal Activist and Founder, Center for Health, Environment and Justice
Former Executive Director, Center for Community Change
Founder and President, Habitat for Humanity International
Founder, Dance Theatre of Harlem
Justin Dart, Jr.
A champion in the fight for civil rights for all people, with and without disabilities
Sarah and James Brady
National organizers and advocates for handgun control
1994 Special Award
Founding President and President Emeritus, Independent Sector
Mathilde Krim, Ph.D.
Co-founder and Chair, American Foundation for AIDS Research
Joy and Herbert Kaiser
Founders, Medical Education for South African Blacks (MESAB)
Antonia Pantoja, Ph.D.
Founder, ASPIRA, National Puerto Rican Forum, Boricua College, Puerto Rican Research Center
David E. Rogers, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical School, Founding Chair, National AIDS Fund
Edward P. Bullard, IV
Founder and President, TechnoServe, Inc.
Former CEO, TIME Inc., and Founder, National Urban Coalition
Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
James W. Rouse
Founding Chairman, Enterprise Foundation
Former President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Charles D. Bannerman
Former Director, Mississippi Action for Community Education
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
Father Theodore Martin Hesburgh
Former President, Notre Dame University
Former President, Local Initiatives Support Corporation