Hub for Social Reformers
Blog of Urban Initiative's CEO
- A Good Friday Contemplation: Consider Crafting an Ethical Will
One of the ways many Christians have traditionally contemplated on Good Friday is by reading and reflecting on the last words of Christ from the cross. The Gospel of Luke records the final words of Jesus before he died on the cross: Jesus called out […]
- Cross Your Heart in Honor of Good Friday: Add to the Sacred Day by Making a Sacred Promise
“Bring good things out of the good stored up in (your) heart” -Luke 6.45- In honor of Good Friday, make a sacred promise during this venerated day based on a specific scripture you have been fulfilling over the years. May your sacred promise, […]
- “I Give You My Word:” A Christmas Gift That We Can Give Like No Other
The most precious gift that we could give to others for Christmas is our “word.” To say to someone “I Give You My Word” is a Christmas gift that can be deeply experienced like no other. It can be one of the most sacred gifts you can give to […]
All the World's Social Reformers in One Place
- George Washington Carver
He transformed the humble peanut into a cash crop that changed the nutrient-bare soil and poverty-imprisoned lives of thousands in the southern U.S. Continue reading George Washington Carver at Hub for Social Reformers.
- Nellie Bly
A pioneer of investigative journalism, her stories about her undercover work in mental asylums and other institutions exposed and changed conditions for people across the U.S. Continue reading Nellie Bly at Hub for Social Reformers.
- Jacob A. Riis
“Emancipator of the Slums,” he threw himself into exposing the horrible living and working conditions of poor immigrants in New York through photography Continue reading Jacob A. Riis at Hub for Social Reformers.