Upward Mobility

Steal these ideas: 9 innovative approaches to reducing youth unemployment

Wed, 2017-02-08 11:28 -- Compassionate C...

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent suggests a "golden triangle" between business, government and civil society to address alarming youth unemployment rates around the world. His comments prompted us to look into innovative job creation initiatives and we found many -- from Kenya's digital gig economy to Anchorage's indoor farm to empowering geeks in Gaza.

Private and public sector leaders rank 2017's top global risks and opportunities

Mon, 2017-02-06 09:50 -- Compassionate C...

Last year's Global Opportunity Report ranked youth unemployment as the biggest risk facing cities. Read what 5,500 respondents identified as the biggest risks facing our world this year -- plus insights on how innovative partnerships and technologies can address them.

New HUD guide highlights data-driven strategies to improve school performance

Wed, 2017-01-25 07:11 -- Compassionate C...

Strengthening educational outcomes for children living in public housing is the goal of a data-sharing roadmap just released by HUD. It provides guidance on how schools, public housing agencies and other stakeholders can partner to help kids succeed. Click to learn more and download a copy.

Voices from Davos: Leaders promote tech-focused routes out of poverty

Wed, 2017-01-18 15:55 -- Compassionate C...

Paypal's CEO says revolutionizing the financial system would lift millions out of poverty. Rwanda's president argues digital connectivity is the pathway to prosperity. See if you agree with what leaders at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting are saying about how to end income inequality.