Posts Tagged ‘poverty in milwaukee’

To change the culture, we have to shift values – and then begin to live them

Posted January 24th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: As we wrote last time, changing a culture ain’t easy, but it needs to be done. While political leaders (or anti-leaders) continue pushing the agenda of economic growth to get us back on track to making the American Dream available to everyone – if they just work hard […]

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Planting seeds of resilience in Milwaukee – photo essay

Posted September 22nd, 2011 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I awoke today to two disturbing front page headlines: State median income plummets, and Poverty numbers spike in Milwaukee. The news is appalling as more people in my city and state fall into a the growing mire of unemployment, home foreclosure, declining neighborhoods, a seemingly intractable path of […]

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