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Heroin Out Reach project- Barrios Unidos
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The heroin epidemic is crushing Northern New Mexico- Lupe and Pedro are dedicated to helping the homeless street addicts and go to the street for some outreach and tenderness to reach out and touch hearts with joy.  

EarthSayer Paul Steinbroner
Date unknown Format Trailer
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Health and Wellness More Details
Eliminating Homelessness in Portland: Deja vu All Over Again? (2005)
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Presented on November 4, 2005, 

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."

EarthSayers Gretchen Kafoury; Genevieve Nelson; Lisa Schroeder
Date unknown Format Panel
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Portland Sustainability Leaders More Details
The Plastic Bank with Founder David Katz
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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

EarthSayer David Katz
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
What the 1% Don't Want You to Know with Paul Krugman
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Economist Paul Krugman explains how the United States is becoming an oligarchy - the very system our founders revolted against. He discusses redistribution,  progressive taxation, and other concepts. Published on Apr 18, 2014

 

EarthSayer Paul Krugman
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Bill Moyers and Company More Details
State of Our Equity: Equal Pay, Income Inequality, & the Minimum Wage Debate
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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

EarthSayers Brad Avakian; Josh Lehner; Roberta Phillip-Robbins
Date unknown Format Debate
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Portland Sustainability Leaders More Details
Ending Homelessness: Pipe Dream or Possibility? by Nan Roman
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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

EarthSayer Nan Roman
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Health and Wellness More Details
A Brighter Future
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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.

EarthSayers Jamie Billet; Suranjini Kumar
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Jacqueline Novogratz and The Acumen Fund More Details
Ten Years of Acumen Fund
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Acumen Fund's origin story told through the diverse voices in our community.Uploaded on Nov 12, 2011

Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Jacqueline Novogratz and The Acumen Fund More Details
Acumen Fund Fellows - A New Generation of Leaders
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Learn more about the Acumen Fund Fellows Program here. www.acumenfund.org/fellows.html

Uploaded on Sep 30, 2010

Date unknown Format Students
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Jacqueline Novogratz and The Acumen Fund More Details
Power In Our Interconnectedness by Jacqueline Novogratz
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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.

EarthSayer Jacqueline Novogratz
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Jacqueline Novogratz and The Acumen Fund More Details
 

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