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*This piece originally appeared on The Huffington Post.Africa Leadership Initiative/ South Africa Fellow Réjane Woodroffe is the winner of the seventh annual John P. McNulty Prize for her...
Tags: 2014 John P. McNulty Prize, Poverty, aspen global leadership network
Ascend at the Aspen Institute recently released a report on the 10 most effective two-generation policies that would bring families out of poverty. Watch above for a presentation on the report's...
Tags: Ascend at the Aspen Institute, Poverty, Two-Generation Approach
In response to last night's State of the Union address, Aspen Institute program directors are reacting to President Barack Obama's promises to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the nation...
Tags: Ascend, Two-Generation Approach, Poverty, State of the Union, 2014, Anne Mosle
Hey There, Superman. Papers, Please. Art is often used as a means to advocate on behalf of vulnerable populations. Take, for example, the Firelight Foundation’s Cradle Project which underscores the...
Tags: Poverty, Advocacy Strategies
Unpacking Stats A few weeks ago we told you about a World Bank report showing a marked decrease in the number of people in developing countries living in extreme poverty. In their latest “Trade Fact...
Tags: Poverty, Advocacy and Social Media, Advocacy Strategies
Extreme Poverty Down? According to a recent report by the World Bank, the answer is (unexpectedly) an emphatic yes. Researchers found that the number of people in the developing world living on $1.25...
Tags: Poverty, LGBT Rights, Microfinance
The Aspen Institute’s Ascend program is based on a simple but critical idea: that a powerful way to help struggling families move beyond poverty is through a "two-generation" strategy, which...
Tags: Poverty, Ascend, Anne Mosle, two-generation strategy
Urban Jungles What do Beihai (China), Ghaziabad (India) and Saana (Yemen) have in common? According to Foreign Policy, they’re three of the top fastest growing cities in the world. With the usual...
Tags: Foreign Policy, Poverty, Education

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