Seena Jacob is founder and CEO of Bookwallah Organization. “Bookwallah” is a Hindi word that means “book peddler.” Her group works to give books and provide quality libraries to orphans in India. Seena is just back from India to give us an update.
For Global Activism, Jason Savsani, founder of Meal Sharing joins us for an update. He has plans to bring people and cultutres together for Thanksgiving and he'll talk about his food adventures from his recent travels aborad.
For Global Activism, we talk with Global Activist Leslie Thomas, executive and creative of ART WORKS Project. Friday, November 1, 2013, Leslie will host “Picturing Change,” "a photo auction and dinner to celebrate the role of art and design in making a difference for human rights."
Community Cloud Forest Conservation says it works to alleviate poverty and protect Guatemala’s tropical cloud forests. They teamed up with Chicago bird conservationists to protect the winter home of birds that migrate through Chicago. Worldview catches up with Rob Cahill, the organization's founder and Judy Pollock, director of Bird Conservation for the Audubon Chicago Region.
"Harambee" is a Kiswahili term that means "all pull together." When Kathleen Harrison gave her non-profit organization the name Project Harambee, she was hoping to pull a lot together in many little ways.
On Thursday's edition of Worldview, we discuss how Iran could determine the outcome of U.S. action in Syria. We get an update on education reform in Mexico. Plus, we meet a geneticist is helping expand health care in rural Africa.