About the Author
Bettie B. Youngs, PhD, EdD, teacher of the year, university professor and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of 32 books in 24 languages; Joanne Wolf, PhD, clinical psychologist; Joani Wafer, business entrepreneur; and Dawn Lehman, PhD, cultural anthropologist are the founders of Kids Korps USA. They are parents with fifteen children and stepchildren and five grandchildren combined, experts in their respective fields.
Redbook awarded authors the "Mothers and Shakers Award" for their contributions toward promoting peace in America. They received recognition from California's State Assembly, Senate, and Office of the Governor for their dedication to youth volunteerism. There are more than 300 articles written about Kids Korps volunteer projects and events.