Dolores Huerta a noted American labor leader and civil rights activist who, along with César Chávez, co-founded the United Farm Workers (UFW). Huerta has received numerous awards for her community service and advocacy for workers', immigrants', and women's' rights, including the Eugene V. Debs Foundation Outstanding American Award and the United States Presidential Eleanor D. Roosevelt Human Rights Award.
Dorothea Dix 1802-1887 The American educator, social reformer, and humanitarian Dorothea Dix led the fight for the welfare of the mentally ill, and her efforts led to widespread reforms in the United States and abroad.
A stunning novel based on the true story of how German war profiteer and factory director Oskar Schindler came to save more Jews from the gas chambers than any other single person during World War II. In this milestone of Holocaust literature, Thomas Keneally, author of Daughter of Mars, uses the actual testimony of the Schindlerjuden—Schindler’s Jews—to brilliantly portray the courage and cunning of a good man in the midst of unspeakable evil.
Suhasini Das (1915 - 2009) was a Bengali social worker and freedom fighter who participated in the Non-Cooperation and Quit Indian movements. Married in a rich family and widowed at the age of only 20, she spent rest of her life for the charity of poor, orphan and distressed. Her patriotism and social works are legendary which spanned long turbulent era from British rule to modern Bangladesh. She remains as the icon of selfless social service in Bengali mind.