Jody Williams calls herself an average woman, but the Nobel Committee saw it differently when they awarded her the 1997 Peace Prize for her work toward the clearing and banning of land mines. This extraordinary ordinary woman more convincingly asserts that change is achieved by grassroots activism, from the ground up not from the top down, as her own work exemplifies.
- PERSON: Gemma the Beehive, a 4'8" Armenian anti-landmine campaigner
- PLACE: Her sun-bathed kitchen in Westminster West, VT, and its view
- THING: Killer robots, the next generation of drones, capable of pulling the trigger themselves without human orders
92Y needs your help
Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to Covid-19. From now through June 30, your gift will be matched dollar for dollar up to $250,000 by an anonymous donor—going twice as far in supporting 92Y. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community. Thank you for anything you can do to help.