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Inspirational Quote

A person who has a cat by the tail knows a whole lot more about cats than someone who has just read about them.
Mark Twain

Founding Members

The Human Spirit Initiative is led by a small but highly motivated association of individuals, each possessing a strong bias toward action. The founder of the effort is Kathleen Horsch, a Minneapolis-based social activist steeped in the ranks of volunteer leadership and community networking. Among her achievements, she was the first woman to become chair of the American Cancer Society’s National Board of Directors.

Each member has provided leadership and vision in shaping the health and human services sector within the United States. Their belief in the importance of joining history and biography to assist all of us in understanding the importance of civil society and the role each of us can play in keeping it alive – is a gift to the human spirit.