3 Reasons Why We Can Win the Fight Against Poverty
A TED Talk, featuring Andrew Youn who shows how his group, One Acre Fund, is helping small farmers lift themselves out of... Read More
An Escape from Poverty
A TED talk featuring Jacqueline Novogratz who tells the story of an encounter in a Nairobi slum with a former prostitute, whose... Read More
Another Day in Paradise
A music video by Phil Collins on the social/economic disparities in society. Read more.
CCHD: Living Our Faith, Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
An overview of the work of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). Read more.
Don’t Call Me a Saint
The story of the New York writer and Catholic anarchist, Dorothy Day, who at the height of the Depression unwittingly created what... Read More
Education in America
This 6 part series with Jonathan Kozol, provides insights about the injustice of poverty on children in poor neighborhoods around the country... Read More
A feature film on the life of Dorothy Day, starring Moira Kelly, Martin Sheen, Heather Graham. Read more.
A six-part documentary series that follows five families around the country to find out what it takes to get by on eight,... Read More
How America’s Public Schools Keep Kids in Poverty
A TED Talk, featuring Kandice Sumner, who asks why should a good education be exclusive to rich kids? Points out that schools... Read More
How Architectural Innovations Migrate Across Borders
A TED talk featuring architect Teddy Cruz, who points out that as the world’s cities undergo explosive growth, inequality is intensifying and... Read More
Justice for the Poor
An introduction to the six-session DVD, designed for use with the Justice for the Poor Participant’s Guide from Jim Wallis and Sojourners.... Read More
King in the Wilderness
A portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. during the last years of his life, from his part in the Voting Rights Act... Read More
A Top Documentary film looking at what it means to be poor in America, a reporter meets with school pupils who go... Read More
Portrait of a Radical: The Jesus Movement
A resource from the Center of Action and Contemplation, that has three provocative theologians (Richard Rohr, Huston Smith and Allen Dwight Callahan)... Read More
Poverty Isn’t a Lack of Character; It’s a Lack of Cash
A TED talk featuring Rutger Bregman, who makes the case for guaranteed basic income, including the idea’s 500-year history and a forgotten... Read More
Poverty, Money and Love
A TED talk featuring Jessica Jackley, the co-founder of Kiva.org, who discusses how her attitude changed from “they” need “our” help, to... Read More
Social Experiments to Fight Poverty
A TED talk featuring Esther Duflo,who says that alleviating poverty is more guesswork than science, and that a lack of data on... Read More
The “Bottom Billion”
A TED talk featuring economist Paul Collier who lays out a bold, compassionate plan for closing the gap between rich and poor.... Read More
A music video from the Beatitude Society, showing people living the Beatitudes today. Read more.
The End of Poverty?
Explains how today’s financial crisis is a direct consequence of unchallenged policies that have lasted centuries. Read more.
The Line: Poverty in America, It’s Not What You Think
A documentary produced by Sojourners that shows the truth about poverty in America. Tells the stories of people across the country living... Read More
The Link Between Climate Change, Health and Poverty
A TED Talk, featuring physician Cheryl Holder, who says the health impacts of climate change are already here for the poor and... Read More
The Same Heart
Follows a growing number of global economists, joining their voices with moral leaders of the world. They agree that an extremely small... Read More
The Story We Tell About Poverty Isn’t True
A TED talk featuring Mia Birdsong, who suggests taking another look at people in poverty and recognizing the skills, drive and initiative... Read More
Tour Poverty USA: America’s Forgotten State
Produced by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, explores the difficulties encountered in trying to provide for a family’s well-being when living... Read More
Produced by Mile High Ministries, offers contemporary insights into the complex issues of poverty that communities are facing all around the country.... Read More
Created by Top Documentary Films. Looks at the financial situation of the workers in New Jersey and how their take home pay... Read More
We Need Money for Aid, So Let’s Print It
A TED talk featuring Michael Metcalfe, who suggests the central banks of the United States, United Kingdom and Japan print money to... Read More
Wealth Inequality in America
Info-graphics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the... Read More
What Does It Mean to Be a Citizen of the World?
A TED Talk with Hugh Evans discussing a movement that mobilizes “global citizens,” people who self-identify first and foremost not as members... Read More
Why It’s Expensive To Be Poor
A TED Talk, featuring Don Ceder, who shares some of his personal experiences and points out that a lot of money is... Read More
Wiring a Web for Global Good
A TED talk featuring former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who says that the world is at a unique moment in history,... Read More