Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2009
This description of Jerry White's work was prepared when Jerry White was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2009.
Jerry White is creating a victim-free world by transforming passive victims into active survivors and leaders. Jerry’s Survivor Corps, a worldwide peer-to-peer support network, gives conflict survivors the tools they need to become leaders in their communities. By transforming survivors’ perceptions of themselves, Jerry is able to change global societal attitudes towards role of conflict survivors in the prevention of violent conflict.
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