Evelyn lost her sixth child, Paul, after he lived for only 41 minutes. She knows the heartbreak of loss, but also the power of every life. So she decided to turn her heartbreak into something beautiful and opened a maternity home for women in need.
This is Carla. She once was an addict, but now she’s clean and she uses her own experience to help other women through addiction and recovery. Carla is an incredible woman, with an incredible story, who reminds us that — there is always hope.
As a survivor herself, Harmony Dust Grillo knows the pain and suffering that victims of abuse and sex trafficking experience. After undergoing her own healing and personal transformation, Harmony chose to return to the sex industry to help other women (and girls) gain the same freedom and healing that she has.
Marilyn and a group of her friends came up with an innovative concept to stop human trafficking in her community and throughout her state by putting stickers in rest areas and other high risk areas for trafficking. This project has dispersed thousands upon thousands of labels and saved countless victims from the grips of human trafficking.
Amy Peterson is the CEO and co-founder of Rebel Nell, a social enterprise in Detroit that employs, educates, and empowers women, and helps them transition out of homelessness.