When Richard J. Berry, the mayor of Albuquerque, saw a man on a street corner holding a cardboard sign that read “Want a job,” he decided to take him (and others in his situation) up on it. He and his staff started a citywide initiative to help the homeless by giving them day jobs and a place to sleep — and the results were incredible. Find out how your city can replicate Albuquerque’s model with this frank and optimistic talk.
Richard J. Berry: A practical way to help the homeless find work and safety | TED Talk | TED.com. This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxPennsylvaniaAvenue, an independent event.