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.

TED Talk: A practical way to help the homeless find work and safety

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.

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