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The Value of Moral Failure: A TEDx Talk by Ryan Dowd

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks.  The very popular “talk series” began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged.  Today TED Talks cover topics ranging from science to business to … Continue reading

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Hear Us

Hear Us is a national organization whose mission is to bring voice and visibility to the homeless—especially homeless children and youth, and also their mothers.  Diane Nilan—who has spent a distinguished lifetime advocating for homeless people, starting or running shelters, … Continue reading

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Seeds of Change

—by Nancy Strunk Kirby— FAMILY OF NCC PROFESSOR RICHARD GUZMAN AIMS TO BREAK CYCLE OF WORKING CLASS POVERTY For the Guzman family of Naperville, helping the poor and homeless of the western suburbs has been a way of life for … Continue reading

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