Shannon Revels met a teacher in prison who listened to his ideas, demonstrating a willingness to engage that Revels paid forward at his employment agency and on the job. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
How can NGOs help communities manage their own growth?
How the organization MORTAR is creating entrepreneurship opportunities for poor and minority communities.
Stanford’s Rob Reich moderates a panel with Ford Foundation president Darren Walker and Craig Newmark of Craigslist.
Three experts talk about their organizations’ experiences tackling poverty, in a panel moderated by SSIR managing editor Eric Nee.
To really make a difference in tackling inequality, we need coordination on a range of policy issues, from housing and transportation to jobs and education.
After experience in Iraq as a part of the Marine Corps, Jake returned to business school and took on the challenge to alleviate extreme poverty. From this effort, Nuru was launched in 2008.
Lesley Marincola, CEO of Angaza Design, discusses an approach to energy poverty that helps end users afford efficient energy and lighting products.
Arup SenGupta speaks about his project to eliminate arsenic from groundwater without the use of electricity or chemicals.
John Kehoe discusses how the chocolate maker TCHO has encouraged social entrepreneurship in developing countries through innovative supply chain practices.