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Sister Janet Bucher,* Covington, Ky. Caucasian. Sister Janet is the administrator of the Church of Our Savior in Covington’s Eastside, a small church whose members are mainly African Americans. Sister Janet is known as the driving force to keep the historic church open to meet the needs of her congregation. She holds educational programs to teach young people; community forums to educate the neighborhood and seminars on health to promote safety and well-being. Sister Janet was among the community leaders who fought for 17 years to have Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s name added to 12th Street in Covington. Sister Janet has used her voice to end wars, fight poverty, racism and sexism.
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