Need a reason to feel hopeful? We’ve got 50. The 2021 Grist 50 list has arrived, and it’s chock-full of inspiring, brilliant, innovative, and deeply hopeful people — we call them Fixers. These folks know a better world is possible, and they’re putting in the work to make it happen today.

Check out the 2021 list. If you’re feeling inspired, we’d love to hear your nominations for who should be honored next year.