Honorable Service: African-American Presidential Citizens' Medal Winners
Congratulations to the new class of Presidential Citizens' Medal winners. Americans are chosen based on extraordinary service to our nation, and it is the second-highest civilian honor. Here's a look at past and present awardees.
Pamela Green-Jackson, of Albany, Georgia, is the founder and CEO of the Youth Becoming Healthy Project, a nonprofit organization with a mission to reduce childhood obesity. YBH was created in memory of Pamela Green-Jackson's only brother, Bernard Green, who died in 2004 from obesity-related illnesses.