Servant leaders like Luigi Ciotti and the communities that are standing together are slowly turning the tides of corruption and oppression in Italy. His simple commitment to listening to the needs of his community and his willingness to risk his safety and sacrifice his time and energy to meet those needs are why Luigi Ciotti has been recognized as a Moral Hero.
Luigi continues to lead in various organizations and writes as a columnist and editor for the Nacomafie, a monthly magazine that has been documenting the aggression of organized crime since he began it in 1993.
Read more: http://moralheroes.org/luigi-ciotti
Wangari Maathai Day 2014.
"We are called to assist the earth to heal her wounds and in the process heal our own - indeed, to embrace the whole of creation in all its diversity, beauty and wonder." -Wagari Maathai
Speaking in front of a crowd can be intimidating. Speaking out when your government wanted you to be silent is courageous.
Fan Yew Teng, (Hero)
Curious how the son of Alabama Klansmen became a lead organizer in the Civil Rights movement? Read more about Bob Zellner’s inspirational story.
(SNCC leaders, Julian Bond front, Bob & Dottie Zellner and others behind.)
50 Years ago today the March On Washington cemented the vision for Civil Rights in the consciousness of the world. Let us not forget the hundreds of heroes who sacrificed their time, their families, their safety and their lives to bring that vision into reality.
Happy Birthday to Aung San Suu Kyi! (June 19, 1945)
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.