Stories from our revolutionary ideas issue.
Besides raising money, organizing events, and getting Hollywood bigwigs involved with Homeboy Industries, Caruso spends hours each week with reformed ex-convicts.
Pyfrom used her retirement money to buy and customize a bus and outfit it with computers, creating a mobile classroom that she called Estella's Brilliant Bus.
In his work for the non-profit Uplift Internationale, Yrastorza has personally done about 100 facial surgeries, many on preschoolers.
Perry's proactive work in the intersection of gayness, religiousness, and blackness won her an Encore Purpose Prize fellowship, a competitive award for seniors.
After almost three horrific months in Auschwitz, Williams volunteered for a task force and did hard labor for the rest of World War II.
Since 1996, Taylor's political focus has been mainly on the environment, civil liberties, and renters' rights.
These change-makers are proving that you're never too old to make a difference.