Recent Articles by Lane Anderson
Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 4:41 pm MDT
The next big thing in world development may not come from government or NGOs – entrepreneurs with big ideas are revolutionizing social good.
Published: Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:01 am MDT
Massive five-year pilot project in Canada has kept 2,000 people off the streets for over two years.
Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:54 pm MDT
The number of babies born into poverty is growing, according to new Census report.
Published: Sunday, July 13, 2014 7:28 pm MDT
The American Red Cross received over $300 million in Hurricane Sandy donations, and it still has a third of it. Exactly how it used the rest isn't clear.
Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 2:32 pm MDT
Yoobi school supplies company gives paper, pencils and markers to school kids in America's poorest school districts.
Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 10:13 am MDT
A Census Bureau report released Monday shows that more people have moved into poor neighborhoods since the recession--which can make it harder to find jobs, buy a home, or even get married.
Published: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 10:55 am MDT
The June jobs report blew away expectations with 288,000 new jobs. Where are the jobs, and can we expect more of the same?
Published: Monday, July 7, 2014 12:03 pm MDT
Case studies show that giving homeless people high-quality housing and support services works — and it costs less money in the long run.
Published: Friday, July 4, 2014 8:25 am MDT
Merck invests in new life-saving programs for moms, as maternal mortality rates in the U.S. continue to climb.
Published: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 12:23 pm MDT
Research shows that the effects of poverty can alter the human brain — especially in children — and hold back even gifted, talented youth.