Non-Profits

In Public Letter, 10 Boston City Councilors Decry 'Chilling Effect' Of Boston Calling Decision

In Public Letter, 10 Boston City Councilors Decry 'Chilling Effect' Of Boston Calling Decision

Jerome Campbell

NEWS

Co-published with WBUR. Boston city councilors say nonprofits and unions have been hesitant to work with their offices since two former mayoral aides were found guilty of federal extortion charges.

How One Wealthy School Fights Inequality

How One Wealthy School Fights Inequality

Bliss Broyard

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with TIME. Public schools in wealthy Manhattan neighborhoods are pitching in so that low-income students can have the same level of resources as they do.

One Factor In Ending Poverty: Hope

One Factor In Ending Poverty: Hope

Kavitha Cardoza

MULTIMEDIA | NEWS

Co-published with WAMU | Washington, DC. The Padua Project in Fort Worth, Texas, has set a goal of getting 100 poor people out of poverty in three years — with a job, three months’ savings and off government assistance.

For Nonprofits Tackling Poverty, Collaboration Remains Important Hurdle

For Nonprofits Tackling Poverty, Collaboration Remains Important Hurdle

Kavitha Cardoza

MULTIMEDIA | NEWS

Co-published with WAMU | Washington, DC. Of all the efficiencies created in trying to end poverty for good, the Padua Project may have made its biggest dent simply by getting organizations with the same mission to work together. 

The Personal Approach to Lifting People Out of Poverty

The Personal Approach to Lifting People Out of Poverty

Kavitha Cardoza

MULTIMEDIA | NEWS

Co-published with WAMU | Washington, DC. If a nonprofit is going to end poverty, it has to take a deep personal interest in its clients. Caseworkers for the Padua Project do it by having client loads that are a fraction of similar social service agencies, but does it work?

Why Fight Poverty When You Can End It?

Why Fight Poverty When You Can End It?

Kavitha Cardoza

MULTIMEDIA | NEWS

Co-published with WAMU | Washington, DC. For five decades, tens of thousands of people have fought poverty. Trillions of dollars have been spent, but poverty is a stubborn enemy. We keep fighting it, but we never seem to win.

How Traditional Nonprofits Run Into Problems Trying To Tackle Poverty

How Traditional Nonprofits Run Into Problems Trying To Tackle Poverty

Kavitha Cardoza

MULTIMEDIA | NEWS

Co-published with WAMU | Washington, DC14,000 nonprofits target poverty in the D.C. region, yet poverty remains. Kavitha Cardoza reports on the Padua Project, a nonprofit in Fort Worth, Texas, that is taking a different approach.