Futurists, environmentalists and planners alike generally believe that humans living in more densely populated areas has benefits for the earth – city-living is just a much more efficient use of the planet’s resources. But cities also expose a society’s inequality. Some of the world’s wealthiest cities are plagued by abundant homelessness and have deep pockets of persistent poverty. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to Rafael Mandelman, a local San Francisco politician who has seen homelessness up close.
Porsche White and why she wants everyone to belong
By Mary Burich
Tommy Swearingen has the privilege of meeting a lot of employees in his job as human resources manager at MegaMex Foods. Even so, he remembers vividly the day in 2008 when Porsche White crossed his path. What’s more, in the years since their first meeting, he’s been able to watch her make a difference in the life of Hormel Foods and perhaps more important, in the lives of its workers.
Yes, it’s hard to believe, and yes research shows that at least 1 in 6 men have been sexually abused or assaulted in either childhood or adulthood.
1 in 6 is an organization devoted to helping men who have experienced unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live happier and healthier lives. No MORE similarly operates with a goal to create a community with zero gender-based bias and is dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault by creating awareness, inspiring action through movements as such, and fueling culture change.
LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Bobby Griffin, CBRE’s Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion, has been named to the 2018 Black Enterprise list of Top Executives in Corporate Diversity. The annual list honors leading professionals who drive innovation, productivity and profitability by ensuring across-the-board diversity.
The Florida Diversity Council recently appointed Brian J. Fitzpatrick, senior director of Administration at Tampa-based Ultimate Medical Academy, to its board of directors.
“I am proud to join FLDC colleagues from employers across the state in discussing best practices for developing a diverse and inclusive work environment,” Fitzpatrick said. “I am also proud that UMA is committed to such a workplace and continues to advance diversity and inclusion initiatives.”
The financial technology, or fintech, revolution is gaining momentum in the MENA (Middle East/North Africa) region. Fintech investments in MENA totaled $18 million in 2016. In 2017, that figure was surpassed by a single $20 million round raised by the payment platform Paytabs, leading to heightened interest among investors: Wamda Research Lab, for example, puts total 2017 fintech investments in MENA at more than $50 million, a 270 percent year-over-year increase.
Theresa is a long-term donor to Whole Planet Foundation and the founder of Ten By Three™ which reduces poverty in developing countries by using its unique Prosperity Wages® model to pay for artisan products. Ten By Three™ is also a community partner of the Whole Foods Market Team Member Volunteer Program in Ghana in west Africa.
Q: What inspired you to start your business and support women, artisans and entrepreneurs?
Mohammed Ali and his siblings had been driving past the vacant gas station on the east side of Saint Paul, Minnesota for years before they finally decided to make an offer to buy it—with the idea of opening a restaurant and grocery store catering to the neighborhood’s vibrant community of immigrants.