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Hub for Social Reformers

Joe Colletti CEO of Hub for Urban Initiatives

Blog of Urban Initiative's CEO


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.