Tag Archives: teach for america
Posted on 14. May, 2009 by Andrew.
There has been a great deal of chatter since the Social Innovation Fund appeared, first in the Serve America Act, then in the President’s budget, and recently in some high-profile mentions by the First Lady, the Secretary for Health and Human Services and the Director of Domestic Policy Affairs. Since then, a post by Allison […]
Posted on 10. Mar, 2009 by Andrew.
I am sitting in a conference held by the Public Interest Projects, titled “Advancing Alliance Building Across Movements.” Over 75 people are in attendance and I know only three. Those present include the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, the Center for Community Change, and Miami Workers Center. Despite my working on the same issues as […]
Posted on 30. Jan, 2009 by Andrew.
Recently, I watched the “John Adams” miniseries based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by David McCullough (well worth watching). What struck me is how innovative, resilient, and visionary people were back then when America was at an inflection point in history. I was particularly struck by the quest to create “a more perfect Union.” In […]