"FOCUS has given me the opportunity to help others who are going through the same thing."
These two women are helping their fellow immigrants become active, engaged citizens.
"We've just about touched the lives of every person in our community. I'm very proud to be a part of that."
"That people of different faiths could get together and be so effective - it's really amazing."
As an 8th grader, Karla testified before the Colorado state legislature about her school.
Testifying before Congress not only changed Susan's life, it helped win health care for 4 million children.
"People in CCOP are like disciples in their commitment to see that things get done."
"We the youth have to do something because we're the ones living it."
At PICO training, Steve found "common ground with people from very different faith traditions."
Elisa's passion is changing more than just her students, it's changing the culture of her school.
"After Katrina, people from PICO poured into our state to help out. It was very powerful."
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