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Twelve Echoing Green Fellows and WNYC Radio’s Jami Floyd, host of All Things Considered, discussed the intersection of race and tech, justice, healthcare, and employment.
To mark our 30th anniversary, we’re taking stock of lessons learned, how these insights inform our work, and ways we can contribute to social transformation over the next 30 years.
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“When I left those folks behind, I promised myself that one day, I would do my best to circle back and help Americans understand the impact of its current policies.”
“Sports had a huge impact on my life, and it was the coaches that changed my life trajectory. So my thought was—let’s teach these kids to coach.”
“By getting these students into these tech jobs, we have real opportunity to lift individuals, families, and communities out of poverty.”
“We ask what we believe is the next greatest generation to come to a frontier of American change and make a difference in one of America’s greatest cities.”
“I thought, if we could make a sneaker that kids could customize by programming it, that’s something I knew my kids would love to do.”
"Hacking is about exploring the limits of what's possible."
Kalimah raised his hand and asked the group: “Could an app have saved Trayvon Martin?”
The 444 Semi-Finalists for Echoing Green Fellowships span the globe, with breakthrough ideas and the entrepreneurial drive to disrupt the status quo.
From The San Francisco Chronicle to Reuters, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the newly-minted class of 2013 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders.
From The Washington Post to Fast Company, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the newly-minted class of 2013 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders.