Poverty

Seeing Life Through a Beggar's Eyes

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Seven years ago during the Acumen fellowship program, I was challenged to spend a day on the streets of New York trying to better understand the plight of the 59,000+ homeless in New York City. The experience was an exercise in moral imagination...

Urban Decay Rots Community Values

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Urban decay is much more than vacant buildings. It is a breakdown of community values. Politicians and community builders would undoubtedly benefit from viewing their cities through the lens of values instead of focusing exclusively on economic and education measures.