Society And Culture
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Robin Wiszowaty talks about how she ended up leaving her middle-class American life to join an impoverished Maasai community in rural Kenya. In My Maasai Life: From Suburbia to Savannah, she explains why she wanted to break free of her suburban existence and discover something deeper, and how she ended up finding in it Africa.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Alan Khazei, who founded the non-profit City Year with his friend, Michael Brown, talks about national service and social entrepreneurship. In Big Citizenship: How Pragmatic Idealism Can Bring Out the Best in America, he explores how social change could be achieved through Congress, popular movements, and motivated alliances of groups.