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Every day people are taking small steps to create big change in communities all over the country. We want to highlight some of these extraordinary individuals who are an inspiration to all of us. Check out the stories at TakePart then click on the “Real Changemakers” button OR go directly to TakePart.
• Mama Hill, who started a home learning center for youth living in South Central Los Angeles
• Alabama Chanin, who helped to revive her small town by starting a home-sewn apparel line that attracted the attention of some of today’s biggest fashion labels
• Malik Yakini, who started an urban farm in Detroit when his community hit a downturn
• Ruth Lande Shuman, an architect/designer who is putting her skills to use in re-imagining New York City classrooms with color