Black History Month is a great time to reflect on the accomplishments of Black Americans. Here’s a list of Black American trailblazers who made major contributions to our society despite steep hurdles.
Category: Inclusion and Diversity
A lesson in courage: Civil rights activist shares her experience joining Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in historic march for equality
Thelma Brooks, mother of PPL employee, imparts lessons in perseverance and standing up for what is right – lessons that continue to inspire change today.
The work of ASSETS Lancaster is helping countless business expand.
Dave Brumbaugh has spent the last 20 years pursuing one goal – to educate and create well-rounded musicians.
Founder of Unidos goes above and beyond to serve the marginalized and underserved populations of the Lehigh Valley
Yamelisa Taveras is dedicated to empowering unity and self-investment to level the playing field for all.
Her dedication to help thousands of victims and their families find safety and healing has earned her a Bright Lights grant. Read about the impact she has on those coping with the trauma of abuse.
The center aims to develop and support teens so they can become their greatest self regardless of challenges. As a Bright Lights grant recipient, we applaud her efforts.
Kristen Boyle’s vision is clear – although legally blind she is dedicated to helping those who suffer from vision loss
Bright Lights grant helps Northeast Sight Services continue programs for the blind and visually impaired
LG&E and KU employee shares how his service shaped the leader and man he is today
His work is supporting under-resourced students in the Allentown area and empowers them to make social, educational and economical progress. His Bright Light shines over all that he helps.