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Published on Apr 9, 2015
Genevieve Nelson, co-founder, Sisters of The Road; Lisa Schroeder, Business Owner, Co-Chair of the Downtown Retail Council, & member, Public Safety Action Committee; Erik Sten, Commissioner, City of Portland; Gretchen Kafoury, former city commissioner and current faculty, Portland State University's t, moderator
"It's been almost 20 years since Portland Mayor Bud Clark introduced the ""12-Point Plan to Break the Cycle of Homelessness"". Fast-forward to 2005. The city has initiated its ""10-Year Plan to End Homelessness"". How has the face of homelessness and our approach to the problem changed? Why do some think the outcomes will be different this time?
On Friday, Nov.4, City Club convenes a panel of three community leaders who influence local policy: Sten, in charge of the city's program; Nelson, who is overseeing an in-depth survey of 400 Portland homeless; and Schroeder, who brings the views of the downtown business community to the table."
Founder David Katz, Co-Founder Shaun Frankson and Plastics Expert Mike Biddle are interviewed in Victoria BC. They discuss The Plastic Bank's mission to reduce poverty and plastic waste around the world. Published on Aug 20, 2013
Date: March 7, 2014
Speaker: Brad Avakian, Josh Lehner, Jessica Nelson, Sunny Petit & Roberta Phillip-Robbins. Moderated by Nichole Maher.
Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries Commissioner Brad Avakian
Sunny Petit and Roberta Phillip-Robbins of the Oregon Council on Civil Rights
Jessica Nelson from the Oregon Employment Department, and
Josh Lehner from the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis.
Nichole Maher, president of the NW Health Foundation will moderate.
Published on Mar 7, 2014
Date: April 4, 2014
National Perspective on Homelessness with Nan Roman
Is ending homelessness a realistic goal -- or a utopian pipe dream? Nan Roman, President and CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, will discuss what is known about the causes and nature of this difficult problem. She will examine emerging evidence-based solutions and the impact they have had on communities that adopt them. Finally she will consider whether there is adequate knowledge, capacity, and public and political will to end homelessness in our cities and in the nation once and for all.
Nan Roman, President and CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, is a leading national voice on the issue of homelessness. It works with over 10,000 partner organizations and agencies across the nation. Published on Apr 4, 2014
Uploaded on Nov 30, 2009
Suranjini Kumar, a homemaker, relates how she has taken advantage D.Light, possible through the advances in light emitting diode (LED) technology, moving from oil lamps and matches to bright light in her home.
The Challenge: More than 1.5 billion people in the world live without access to electricity. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals identify electricity as essential to eradicating poverty, calling for 500 million more people to be electrified by 2015. Many households rely on kerosene lanterns and candles to meet their lighting needs, but these light sources are expensive, hazardous, polluting and produce low-quality light.
Many thanks to Jamie Billet for his tireless efforts producing this video and Raina Kumra and Vineet & Abha Agrwal for their help with translations.
Acumen Fund's origin story told through the diverse voices in our community.Uploaded on Nov 12, 2011
Learn more about the Acumen Fund Fellows Program here. www.acumenfund.org/fellows.html
Uploaded on Sep 30, 2010
Published on Mar 7, 2013
Go where markets and government have failed before. The Status Qou and Business as Usual cannot exist any longer. Investing as a means, not just an end. Jacqueline Novogratz, social entrepreneur, and founder of the Acumen Fund. TEDxEuston,
Intro and Outro music by Kadialy Kouyate performed at TEDxEuston 2011. You can view the full performance here.
Bill Moyers has followed the stories of two Milwaukee families since 1991. Like thousands of others, they were caught in the powerful undertow of a merciless economy and a changing city, constantly faced with devastating challenges and difficult choices. Bill revisits his reports on these families, and also explores the human price of inequality with journalists Barbara Miner and Barbara Garson. Click on images to order their books from Amazon or visit your local book store. Thank you.
Published on Jul 4, 2013
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