8 results for tag: advocacy
"In the U.S., when people think of American Indians, they tend to think that we’re all on horseback and that we all live in teepees—the “Noble Savage” stereotype—but almost 80% of us don’t live on reservations. We live in cities."
"Recognition can drive some of that demand from CEOs and clients, and mechanisms like that also help to create that demand and interest, but also guide the specifics to make sure that those buildings are true to being a green building."
"Multiple children in one incubator; crumbling facilities kept scrupulously clean; these scenes are just a few examples of the extreme human dedication amidst extreme resource deprivation and mismatched inputs that we encountered during our exploration of the public medical facilities of Kyrgyzstan"
"Most refugees now live in cities, yet the humanitarian community struggles to adapt to this reality. This is why we are building a "Best Practices Network," which is a space where NGOs working with urban refugees share information on successful programs and mentor each other to replicate them."
"One in 122 people in the world is a refugee, an asylum seeker, or an IDP. In all, some 60 million people have been displaced by conflict or war—a “nation of the displaced” roughly equal to the population of the United Kingdom."
"Hope sells. Not quite as well as sex, but certainly better than despair. Politicians know this, marketers know this, and the politicians and marketers in the organisations concerned with global poverty know this."