Jefferson Award

Jefferson Award Winner Has Been A Beloved Public Servant In Richmond More Than 40 YearsIf you live in Richmond, you probably know the name Emma Jean Clark. As Elizabeth Cook shows us, she's been a beloved public servant for more than 40 years, and this week's Bay Area Jefferson Award winner.
Bay Area Woman With Double Lung Transplant Honored For Organ Donation Work After Her DeathA Bay Area woman who crusaded for more people to become organ donors is being honored, even after her death.
Jefferson Award Winner Works With San Francisco's Homeless To Build A Strong CommunityThis week's Jefferson Award winner is a local artist who has always been inspired by the possibilities in creating art. But when Kristie Fairchild brought that same vision to her work with the homeless, she helped hundreds of people realize their own possibilities.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps Connect Bay Area Veterans With Service DogsThis week's Jefferson Award winner runs a unique program that pairs veterans with service dogs. Friendship doesn't begin to describe their special relationship.
Jefferson Award Winner Serves Health Needs Of Bay Area Teens With Mobile ClinicDr. Seth Ammerman helped start an immunization clinic for underserved young people in East Palo Alto. After realizing they needed much more than their shots, he launched a clinic on wheels.
Jefferson Award Winners Keep Belmont Neighborhood's Music AliveThey're not musicians or music teachers, but for the last decade, a Belmont husband and wife have been instrumental in keeping music alive in their neighborhood schools.
Jefferson Awards: BrightHaven Healing Arts Center For AnimalsIf you can no longer care for a sick pet, or you have an animal that needs hospice care, a North Bay couple offers a loving home. This husband and wife are this week's Jefferson Award winners.
Jefferson Award Winner An Inspiration To North Bay StudentsSome students are getting better grades. Others are the first in their family to go to college. One in ten students in Sonoma Valley said their future is brighter, because they have someone encouraging them along the way: this week's Jefferson Award winner.
Jefferson Award Winner Finds New Career Helping Special Needs Children LearnWhen your wife tells you she wants to start a school for special needs children in your house, what do you say? If you’re this week’s Jefferson Award winner, you do more than just say 'yes.'
Jefferson Award Winner Finds Haven For Discarded HorsesThis week's Jefferson award winner learned a love of animals growing up in Wyoming. So it's not hard to understand why she didn't hesitate when she found horses in trouble here in the Bay Area.
Jefferson Award Winner Gives The Magic Of Music To Children In LafayetteOne man is world famous as the Phantom of the Opera. The other took the stage as Peter Pan. Both of them changed the life of this week's Jefferson Award winner.
Jefferson Award Winner Introduces Bay Area Girls To Tech CareersHundreds of Bay Area girls are using their summer vacation to pick up some technical training. It's a project created by this week's Jefferson Award winner - a bioengineer who'd like to see more women of color join her in the field.