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    Landmine Law in Israel--Celebrating Progress

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    The email below was recently sent to us by Ashoka Fellow Jerry White in celebration of landmark la

    Ashoka Fellow & Anti-Corruption Activist Arvind Kejriwal has been Elected as Chief Minister of Delhi

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    Previously a Mechanical Engineer, Ashoka Fellow Arvind Kejriwal was elected as a Fellow

    Catherine Hoke — The Master of Second Chances

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    "Enjoy this incredible roller coaster of a conversation! It was very moving and emotional for me.

    Noticing safety issues in his own neighborhood led Andrés Gallardo to create an app-driven network which allows neighbors to quickly respond to emergencies and communicate with each other about pertinent issues in their communities.

    Renê Patriota is a physician who empowers consumers to demand and receive better health care from both the public health system and private health insurance and health plans. Her association resolves immediate problems that threaten patients' access to urgently needed medical attention and seeks long-term solutions to guarantee patients' access to quality health services. Renê's work enables individuals to become active citizens as they exercise their right to quality health care.

    Building on his personal, educational, and professional experience with the Brazilian penitentiary system, Roberto da Silva is implementing a comprehensive system for community co-management of prisons that provides citizen institutions with the technical training and partnerships necessary to turn these centers of violence into productive rehabilitation institutions.

    Planning consultant Raul Jungmann is tackling nothing less than the entire justice and security system in Brazil, working to reform its archaic institutions through popular participation.