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Ending Poverty

ONE ON ONE: Hugh Evans on Ending Extreme Poverty

Katherine Keating | Posted 07.13.2014 | World
Katherine Keating

Now 31, Hugh has been passionate about eradicating extreme poverty in the world's poorest nations. "I really believe that if people are informed about issues of global poverty, they'll respond," Hugh says in this One On One interview. His goal is to build a movement to end extreme poverty and curate large scale campaigns at tipping point moments that can influence world leaders to do things that they otherwise might not be inclined to do. "I am entirely convinced that a well organized group of hundreds of thousands of young people around the world can change the world for ever," Hugh says. "I believe if we work together and are committed for the long haul we are going to see the end of extreme poverty in our life time."

St. Frank: Sharing the Beauty in Social, and the Dignity in Enterprise

Erin Bernhardt | Posted 02.09.2014 | Good News
Erin Bernhardt

It all boils down to one realization: I learned to see and expose the beauty and dignity in the children I was trying to help, instead of merely throwing dollar bills at them like they were problems.

Ending Poverty: Let's Talk

Tavis Smiley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Tavis Smiley

How is it, with one out of two fellow citizens living in or near poverty in the richest nation in the history of the world, we cannot engage a national conversation about alleviating endemic poverty in America?

My Conversation With Dr. Patrick McCarthy About Ending Poverty: America's Silent Spaces

Tavis Smiley | Posted 10.22.2013 | Impact
Tavis Smiley

Tonight on PBS, I sit down with Dr. Patrick McCarthy, president and CEO of The Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States.

Are Adolescent Girls The Key To Ending Poverty? | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact

The name Malala Yousafzai became known the world over after the Pakistani teenager was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban -- a high price to pay...

Scientists: Ending Poverty Hinges On Tougher Environmental Goals

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, March 20 (Reuters) - Governments must impose radical limits on everything from water ...

How to End Poverty in the 21st Century: Part 1

Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. | Posted 03.09.2013 | Impact
Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.

Accountability still lies with the individual, but we all pay the price when large numbers of our neighbors and fellow citizens fall through the cracks.

Ending Poverty With Global Christianity's Phantom Trillion

Christopher Cocca | Posted 09.20.2011 | Religion
Christopher Cocca

The Church could end poverty, scarcity, sickness and famine without a dime from the rest of the world. Yes, I'm claiming scandal as a member of the movement.

New Report: World Hunger Issues To Grow As Food Prices Double

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 11.16.2011 | Impact

A young Guatemalan father works six days a week, 10-12 hours a day as a harvester on a plantation -- but some days he and his family go hungry. The...

How Cause-Integrated Businesses are Working to End Poverty

Auren Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

As the movements of social enterprise and cause-integrated business mature, a new funding model is proving that scaling innovations for poverty alleviation in the developing world can be both possible and profitable.