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    Jane Leu 2006

    Jane Leu, 37, Founder and Executive Director of Upwardly Global, a nonprofit organization that helps legal immigrants reclaim their professional careers in the United States and assists employers in tapping into the talents and skills of foreign-born professionals, was honored with the 2006 John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award for a non-elected in...

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    Dan Fenn Awardees ('87-'01)

    Former Recipients of Dan Fenn Award The Dan Fenn Award for Political Leadership was established by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in 1987 to honor a Massachusetts elected official aged 35 years or younger who demonstrated outstanding and effective political leadership in addressing or resolving a public polic...

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    Giovanna Negretti 2008

    Giovanna Negretti, 37, is the co-founder and executive director of Oiste?, established in 1999 to provide Massachusetts Latinos with the tools and training to enter public service. The organization was founded in response to concern about the underrepresentation of Latinos in public decision making roles. While its original goal was to provide non-...

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    A Conversation with Timothy Shriver

    Timothy Shriver, Dec. 2014

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    Carl Elliott, Sr. (1990)

    Carl Elliott, a former United States Congressman from Jasper, Alabama, was honored for his participation in the passage of the historic National Defense Education Act of 1958, which made a college education accessible to all, regardless of race or economic status. Congressman Elliott persevered despite the fact that his stands were anathemas in ...

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    New Frontier Award® Criteria and Eligibility

    The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics annually present the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award to two exceptional young Americans whose contributions in elective office, community service or advocacy serve as a model for modern public service in the spirit of John F. Kennedy. The two New Front...

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    Rebecca Onie 2009

    At the age of 19, Rebecca Onie founded Project HEALTH, a non-profit health agency that seeks to break the link between poverty and poor health. As a volunteer in a pediatric clinic at Boston Medical Center, Onie found that many patients returned to the clinic with recurring illnesses stemming from poor living conditions, inadequate diets, and other...

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    First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy

    This exhibit highlights Jacqueline Kennedy’s early life, as well as her substantive achievements as First Lady. Her contributions to the field of historic preservation, her advocacy for the arts, and her innovations in White House entertaining are illustrated in this exhibit, which includes an interactive display focusing on Mrs. Kennedy's wo...

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    Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords Honored with JFK Profile in Courage Award (May 5, 2013)
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    Boston MA –  Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was presented the prestigious John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award™ today by Caroline Kennedy at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in recognition of the political, personal, and physical courage she has demonstrated in her fearless advocacy for policy reforms aimed a...

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