Tag: Anti-Poverty

One educator's innovative idea to give local children a brighter future

In 1964, Headmaster George Stevens had the bold idea to make good use of the summer months and open an empty campus to under-resourced students.

How women can end world hunger

Creating solutions for 821 million people suffering from hunger worldwide will take far more than changing food systems. It will require gender equality.

Building futures for families

Founded in 2011, Beds for Kids is a nonprofit whose mission is to provide beds and essential furniture to children and their families in need.

Meet the new Wall Street warriors

The Wall Street Warriors are about to move millions into the hands of families through collective investment.

What's Good? 5 questions for Shelley Callahan

The Development Director for the international nonprofit Children Incorporated shares her journey through the philanthropic field.

Bridging the opportunity gap

Connect-Us programs bring people from Connecticut’s most affluent areas together with young people and their families in Bridgeport.

​Healing through the ways we know

The American Indian Cancer Foundation is reclaiming Indigenous health with culture and tradition.

Why we should trust and invest in families

FII's radically different approach to poverty involves directly supporting low-income families so they can work together to achieve prosperity.