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  • Tags: Community Leadership and Philanthropy

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Evelyn Reid Syphax served the needs of her community as an educator, businesswoman, and local historian.
Arlington County

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As a community activist, entrepreneur, and state senator, L. Louise Lucas has been a tireless advocate for residents of southeastern Virginia.
Portsmouth

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A dedicated physician, businesswoman, and community health advocate, Dr. Lerla G. Joseph provides high-quality, value-based health care to underserved populations in central Virginia.
Richmond

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Through his work in the ministry and as a community activist, Rev. Stan Maclin embraced diversity and inclusion and empowered others to work for racial justice.
Harrisonburg

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Krysta Jones is passionate about encouraging and empowering others to make a difference in their communities, state, and nation.
Arlington County

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As a community activist for more than 30 years, Penny Franklin has been an advocate for the fair and respectful treatment of all people.
Montgomery County

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Super Bowl champion Torrey Smith has used his academic and athletic success to establish community programs that inspire and assist youth in achieving their educational goals.
Westmoreland County

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The first African American elected mayor of Fredericksburg, Reverend Lawrence A. Davies has devoted his life to serving his community.
Fredericksburg

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The first African-American woman to serve as mayor of Harrisonburg, Deanna Reed also mentors community youth through leadership programs she has established.
Harrisonburg

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A revered civic leader and successful businessman, William T. Stone was the first African-American judge in Williamsburg.
Williamsburg
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