CivicMakers have contributed substantially to their communities either by working for local governments, leading nonprofit organizations, or through activism and other forms of civic leadership and engagement. HistoryMakers in this category include civil rights activists, community volunteers, civil service workers, firefighters, social workers, and nonprofit leaders and employees, among many others.
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The Honorable Julian Bond
Association Chief Executive, State Senator, Civil Rights Activist, State Representative, Librarian
Civic Volunteer, Foundation Chief Executive, Nonprofit Chief Executive, Nonprofit Executive
Academic Administrator, Newspaper Publishing Chief Executive, Civic Leader
Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
Nonprofit Chief Executive, Civil Rights Lawyer, Civil Rights Leader, Business Leader, Civic Leader
Charles R. Jordan
City Parks Administrator, Foundation Chief Executive, City Social Service Worker
The Honorable James Joseph
Civil Rights Activist, Foreign Ambassador, Federal Government Appointee