Gamechanger: Kenneth Scott and Beech CompaniesThe Beech Companies includes a nonprofit, a bank, a real estate company, and a media organization. Together they are working to revitalize a North Central Philadelphia neighborhood.
Gamechanger: Jerome AllenPenn basketball coach Jerome Allen is opening the door to opportunity for young people.
Gamechanger: 'Miss Lenora' Thompson Lenora Thompson formed the "Boys Book Club" to provide reading coaching -- and other forms of support -- to young black men in Philadelphia.
Gamechanger: Anton MooreWhen Anton Moore, 29, saw a problem in his South Philadelphia neighborhood, he joined up with fellow community activists and decided to seek solutions.
Gamechanger: Reggie ShufordReggie Shuford has run the ACLU of Pennsylvania since 2011, during which time it challenged both the voter ID law and the same-sex marriage ban in the state.
Gamechanger: Carvin HagginsHaggins, an accomplished music producer, says he got tired of hearing lyrics in black music that centered on sex, drugs, and violence.
Gamechanger: John AlstonTwenty years ago, Dr. John Alston started the Chester Children's Chorus with seven boys and a dream.
Gamechanger: Jillian Lucas Baker Dr. Jillian Lucas Baker (front row, right) is working to cut the infection rate of HIV and AIDS.
Gamechanger: Michael Roberson ReidFor the past seven years, Michael Roberson Reid has led the small nonprofit Tree House Books, which offers reading and cultural literacy programs to kids ages six to 12.
Gamechanger: Joel AustinAustin started "Daddy University" in 2004, helping fathers in the African-American community do a better job for their kids.
Philadelphia Gamechangers: Feeding the Hungry and HomelessRev. Brian Jenkins and his wife founded Chosen 300 Ministries in 1996, and have been providing meals, prayer sessions, and fellowship for the homeless ever since.
Philadelphia Gamechangers: The D'Zert Club
Philadelphia Gamechangers: Poetry for YouthThe Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement is changing the game for young people, one verse at a time.
Philadelphia Gamechangers: 'The Mission'Three years ago, Darren Laws (left) started The Mission, a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving young people in Chester, Pa.
Philadelphia Gamechangers: ACHIEVEabilityAchieveAbility was founded more than 30 years ago with a mission of a providing housing for single, homeless parents. The group now helps families permanently break the cycle of poverty through education, parenting classes, financial literacy, and more.