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Sxsw Homeless Hotspots

At SXSW Helping Homeless People Is Delicious With Street Treats

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.10.2013 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Providing a social enterprise for street homeless people takes a lot of trust on everyone's part. That trust alone my be better at restoring a life than the money these vending carts will generate.

Are 'Homeless Street Treats' The Next 'Homeless Hotspots'?

Mark Horvath | Posted 06.02.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

A little over three years ago Alan Graham "talked" me into visiting Austin, Texas because he knew what he was doing to help our homeless friends was s...

"Homeless Hotspot" -- Right Meets Wrong at 4G Speed

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 05.23.2012 | Technology
Tiziana Dearing

We should set the bar even higher for avoiding dehumanizing experiences for our neighbors in poverty. Life is doing it enough as it is.

Think Again: Homeless Hotspots? Reality Bites

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.17.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

The "Homeless Hotspots" project paid its walking advertisements just $20 a day and encouraged them to beg for more. It's a pity nobody thought of doing this at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

What Happens When SXSW Meets Austin's Homeless

Tanene Allison | Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology
Tanene Allison

SXSW is a place of privilege. It is also a place where many people try to innovate new ways to do good in the world. But that doesn't change the dynamic of how hard it can be to come face to face with your own privilege.