Why They Might Change The World: Promotes an active lifestyle that involves community service
Organization Founded: WeCycle Atlanta
The revitalization of Westside Atlanta's historic area is important to Morehouse College student Shawn DeAngelo. In order to promote community outreach and involvement, DeAngelo co-founded WeCycle Atlanta, an organization focused on promoting health, economic, and environmental awareness through biking, research, and fellowship.
WeCycle Atlanta opened a community bike shop in the neighborhood that provides residents with bike riding lessons, bike customization, and school friendly educational programming. The organization also has the "40 Hours and a Bike" program that melds bike education with community service projects at Morehouse College.
Along with the WeCycle Atlanta program, DeAngelo is heavily involved with the art and culture scene in Atlanta and organizes events that bring young people together through the visual arts, poetry, and music.