THE PITCH

AND THE WINNERS ARE …

Social Innovator of the Year Award

presented by Amazon
Empowering the Masses

Audience Choice Award

presented by Sara and Gary Ahr
Cornerstone Crossroads Academy

Impact Award

presented by Toyota
March to the Polls

Entrepreneurial Spirit Prize

Cornerstone Crossroads Academy

Innovation Prize

Together We Thrive

Each finalist will also receive the $25,000 Accelerator prize, presented by the March Tocqueville Fellows

Meet the Finalists

Wayne Sims

Cornerstone Crossroads Academy

Supports people who have dropped out of high school as they work to earn their diploma, which in turn increases their lifetime earning potential

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Tammy Johnson

Empowering the Masses

Provides North Texans with access to quality education that can be completed in a short amount of time, using their food pantry as a way to engage clients with their education courses

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Dania Carter

Heart of Courage

Enables moms to become self-reliant by providing education and advocacy, one-on-one mentoring, parent support groups, job readiness, educational services and community outreach

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Camila Correa Bourdeau

March to the Polls

Works to increase voter participation for historically underrepresented communities by holding voter registration drives and educating and motivating voters

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Tracey Hardwick

Together We Thrive

Pairs youth who have experienced vulnerable situations, homelessness, foster care and sex-trafficking with dedicated life coaches who provide stability, guidance and emotional support

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Invest in Lasting Change to Make an Even Greater Impact

When you support social innovation at United Way, you create lasting change right here in North Texas. Every dollar raised here stays here to improve access to education, income and health in our community.

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