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Brigid Hughes

Out of Poverty and Talking to Power

Patrick Hughes, Jr. | Posted 12.07.2013 | Impact
Patrick Hughes, Jr.

In this episode of Pepsi with Brigid we interview Vanessa Garcia, a young woman who grew up in poverty and who was inspired by Marianne Williamson at her Sister Giant conference to do something about her situation and others like her.

Fighting Poverty: Where Do You Start?

Patrick Hughes, Jr. | Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago
Patrick Hughes, Jr.

Have you ever thought about what is being done about poverty? Both domestically and globally? Or wanted to help, but didn't know where to start? Me too. I can only suggest starting locally.

The FDR Memorial -- A Story of a Statue (A Conversation With Anna Eleanor Roosevelt)

Patrick Hughes, Jr. | Posted 08.08.2012 | DC
Patrick Hughes, Jr.

The FDR Memorial in Washington D.C. was originally commissioned without any image of disability. The disability community, along with Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, advocated to change that.

Paralympic Gold Medalist Struggles at the Gas Station

Patrick Hughes, Jr. | Posted 07.30.2012 | Chicago
Patrick Hughes, Jr.

By every standard, Linda is an accomplished person. And yet... like 15 million other Americans with disabilities, Linda finds it to be a challenge every time she gets gas at the pump.