This is a Ted Talk by Nick Hanauer who explains the need for successful entrepreneurs like himself to give back to their communities by supporting worthy non-profits. We hope he finds us worthy.

Enlighten Education Co-Op Team Videos

Interview EEC Team Members by Lisa Robinson

Education Reform Videos

How to escape education’s death valley | Sir Ken Robinson

Tavis Smiley has been known for advocacy journalism, usually centering on politics. He explores education crisis in TV special news interview and his book Too Important to Fail.

In the passion of the civil rights campaigns of 1964 and 1965, Jonathan Kozol gave up the prospect of a promising career in the academic world, moved from Harvard Square into a poor black neighborhood of Boston, and became a fourth grade teacher. Jonathan models the commitment of many people who choose education as their vocation, despite the difficulties.

Ted Howard is the founder and Executive Director of The Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland. Mr. Howard co-ordinated what has been called “The Cleveland Miracle” that featured the use of the worker co-op model for transforming the inner city. Their success is one reason we, at EEC, decided to use the worker co-op business model. The Collaborative fosters inclusive economic and community development.