We need a new level of philanthropic and civic engagement which could be led by great minds of Silicon Valley -- a movement that leads to stronger, more innovative and strategic solutions to the social challenges we face.
Most communities around the country are frustrated that very poor Americans are squatting on land. Not-In-My-Backyard has almost become a popular community anthem. But police sweeps and angry blogs are not very effective.
Do you remember when we felt that the issue protecting our environment was overwhelming? We adopted the slogan, "Think Globally, Act Locally." In much the same way, we have the ability to solve other complex global issues, including homelessness.