October11 was the International Day of the Girl, sadly more than a billion girls and young women had nothing to celebrate. They have not been invited to share the wealth of opportunities that all human beings deserve.
It's no surprise that our lives have paralleled the ups and downs of "Boston's most enchanting street with eight blocks filled with salons, boutiques, and fabulous dining," as the district touts itself.
I believe responsible coffee lovers would prefer to enjoy their coffee in partnership with those who grow it. I am proposing a compensation of only 10 cents from each cup of coffee sold in the industrialized world to help eradicate poverty in all coffee growing regions in one generation.