How do you get people excited about social innovators and their causes? Six years ago, Jonathan Herzfeld and some fellow entrepreneurs had a great idea.
SDG #11-Sustainable Cities and Communities
Sustainable Development Goal 11: Cities are hubs for ideas, commerce, culture, science, productivity, social development and much more. At their best, cities have enabled people to advance socially and economically.
However, many challenges exist to maintaining cities in a way that continues to create jobs and prosperity while not straining land and resources. Common urban challenges include congestion, lack of funds to provide basic services, a shortage of adequate housing and declining infrastructure.
Chicago has been shaped by generations of newcomers. And it has for decades been a sanctuary as well. The Trump administration wants to change this.
“Volunteers are far from being just nice little helpers that take care of the soft issues,” says Sebastian Gallander, who argues that volunteering is crucial for democracy.
Anne Kjaer Riechert has mobilized her community to set up a coding school for refugees. It offers them prospects for the future. And a family.
There has never been more need for trust for people in power. Blair Glencorse is leading a movement to build trust, accountability, and responsibility.
Did you ever get matched with a potential co-worker? The Axfoundation arranges meetings for Swedes and migrants to enhance integration.
By establishing the F20 platform, the participating foundations seek to identify pathways towards sustainable development and call upon the G20 Heads of State to take action.
“In order to transform you have to be disruptive.” Politics can be a very human place, and Guillermo Navarro Sanz is living proof of that.