Friday, September 23, 2011

Important reading

Why do we focus on economic opportunity and education especially for girls and women? Learn the hard facts in the new World Bank Development Report 2012.

It focuses on the importance of gender equality in economic development.

Monday, September 12, 2011


Creating Change

Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 13 at 1:15 pm MDT, John is being interviewed about Eliminate Poverty Now on KDNK radio in Carbondale, CO. KDNK broadcasts locally on 88.1 FM Carbondale, 88.3 FM Aspen, 88.5 FM Basalt and Redstone, 93.5 FM Leadville and 94.9 FM Thomasville. Or you
can listen live by clicking (You may need to download Winamp or ITunes in advance to be able to listen live.)

And on Wednesday, September 14 at 7:30 pm, John will be speaking about Eliminate Poverty Now and giving a slideshow of his photographs of Africa, at Third Street Center in Carbondale. His will be the first in the Creating Change series sponsored by the Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH).

Thanks so much to all the wonderful people at CCAH - especially Ro Mead, Jane Hart and Ruth Hollowell - for spreading the word about our work to provide economic opportunity and education in sub-Saharan Africa, especially for girls and women.

Don't miss it!