With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of children’s well-being, McCarthy assesses poverty in the U.S.
During the 1960s, Dorothy Cotton served as the SCLC’s education director and organized grassroots training programs that were important in the success of the 1963 March on Washington.
Austin summarizes the EPI’s “The Unfinished March” report, which addresses changes that have—or have not—occurred in the 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
Two longtime activists—the Children’s Defense Fund founder and the former Civil Rights Commission chair—discuss the work being done to make the goals of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom a reality.
We celebrate our landmark 2,000th show on PBS with highlights from some of our enlightening, encouraging and empowering conversations over the past 10 years.
The pioneering creator of “community kitchens” describes how he plans to model the concept at L.A. Kitchen.
Pinsky discusses the work of his national network of Community Development Financial Institutions.
Vermont’s independent senator weighs in on what he feels are the important issues for the new Congressional session.
We wrap the broadcast of our panel discussion on solutions that are—and are not—working in the war on poverty.
The discussion continues with some of the country’s most prominent thinkers and advocates addressing the notion of making poor people a priority in America.