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West Oakland (A brief history)

 
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Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Videos

 
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Survival in West Oakland

West Oakland’s fight for food security, a Project Survival Media Production. The Micah Summer Fellows are living in West Oakland during the eight week period.

 
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Posted by on May 31, 2012 in Videos

 
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Jessica Jackley: Poverty, money– and love

What do you think of people in poverty? Maybe what Jessica Jackley once did: “they” need “our” help, in the form of a few coins in a jar. The co-founder of Kiva.org talks about how her attitude changed — and how her work with microloans has brought new power to people who live on a few dollars a day.

 
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Posted by on May 31, 2012 in Videos

 
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Van Jones: The economic injustice of plastic

Van Jones lays out a case against plastic pollution from the perspective of social justice. Because plastic trash, he shows us, hits poor people and poor countries “first and worst,” with consequences we all share no matter where we live and what we earn. At TEDxGPGP, he offers a few powerful ideas to help us reclaim our throwaway planet.

 
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Posted by on May 28, 2012 in Videos

 
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Majora Carter: Greening the Ghetto

In an emotionally charged talk, MacArthur-winning activist Majora Carter details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx — and shows how minority neighborhood suffer most from flawed urban policy.

 
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Posted by on May 26, 2012 in Videos

 
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Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about an injustice

In an engaging and personal talk — with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks — human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America’s justice system, starting with a massive imbalance along racial lines: a third of the country’s black male population has been incarcerated at some point in their lives. These issues, which are wrapped up in America’s unexamined history, are rarely talked about with this level of candor, insight and persuasiveness.

 
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Posted by on May 26, 2012 in Videos

 

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