Project Pietà is working to bring challenges that people that are incarcerated experience into public consciousness. They are doing so by enabling people living in this cycle of poverty and incarceration to exit the prison system.
NESsT focuses on improving economic autonomy because it improves community autonomy. As much as "Workforce Diversity and Inclusion" is used to solve this problem, it will not. We must pursue Workforce Equity and Justice.
Many of us will end the year pondering on whether there really are solutions to poverty or climate change. The security that comes with reliable employment opportunities allows us to address both of these challenges.
Nearly 1 in 5 young people in Poland are not in employment, education or training. At the same time, employers report difficulty recruiting for the rapidly growing business service and IT outsourcing industry.
AMAZ Foods is a social enterprise that seeks to help these communities create sustainable futures not just for today's families but also for generations to come. The result is a company that operates as a laboratory for innovation.
Meet Victor. Victor is a coppersmith in the Romanian village of Brateiu. There used to be 200 Roma coppersmiths in his village. Now there are only six left. He says he’s proud he can continue to practice the craft of his ancestors and make a living doing so.
Efforts to prevent climate change can appear to be daunting. They don't have to be. Going green makes business sense. With support from the Lemelson Foundation, NESsT and partners have developed tools for entrepreneurs seeking to build environmentally friendly businesses.