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Will Okun
Former Teacher
Chicago Public Schools

Will Okun taught English and photography for nine years at Westside Alternative High School in Chicago. He blogged about urban education and teaching for Nytimes.com. He also operated a photography website WJZO.com that featured portraits of his students and their families and averaged 30,000 views a week.

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Troy Brennan CVS Caremark
Sammis White University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Christopher Paine Natural Resources Defense Council
William H. Dietz Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Gene Steuerle The Peter G. Peterson Foundation
Susan Stroud Innovations in Civic Participation

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