In 2013, when Angela Ross found out her kids’ elementary school was closing, she could hardly believe it. Then Jeanette Ramann and other parents from a nearby Bronzeville school came to help with the transition. Today, the two are friends and fellow education advocates.
Lisa Jurkovic and Sophia Forero were assigned to the same village in Hungary for their two years in the Peace Corps. During that time, Lisa met another Peace Corps volunteer, Nick, who left a lasting impact on both of their lives.