Good Neighbor Awards Honorable Mention

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Bahar Soomekh

Beverly Hills, CA
United States
US

Bahar Soomekh and her husband founded a nonprofit to help people with physical disabilities stay active, renew their spirits, and connect with a supportive community. Inspired by her son Ezra, who uses a leg prosthesis, Soomekh runs athletic clinics and competitions for adults and children with disabilities. The 2019 Angel City Games drew 1,500 spectators to cheer on 430 athletes.