At an Oxfam America Hunger Banquet, the place where you sit, and the meal that you eat, are determined by the luck of the draw—just as in real life some of us are born into relative prosperity and others into poverty. Unless you’ve been to one of these interactive events, it’s hard to explain how […]
As hundreds of thousands go without shoes today to raise awareness about the lack of shoes, a basic necessity in developing countries, some of us are raising the question: is that enough?
If we are truly committed to helping people find ways to get involved, whether they have five minutes or five years to give, then we must value contributions (what Gladwell termed “sacrifice”) all along the spectrum.
By bringing your tweets with us to New York, our goal was to show world leaders that people everywhere are holding them accountable to achieving the MDGs and making sure that we’re creating a better world for us all.