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Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend — not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes with big expenses). In this bold talk, he says: Let’s change the way we think about changing the world.
Everything the donating public has been taught about giving is dysfunctional, says AIDS Ride founder Dan Pallotta. He aims to transform the way society thinks about charity and giving and change.
By turn hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it’s like to be young and … different. “To This Day,” his spoken-word poem about bullying, captivated millions as a viral video (created, crowdsource-style, by 80 animators). Here, he gives a glorious live reprise with backstory and violin accompaniment by Hannah Epperson.
TED X Auckland
I spent Saturday, yes i actively spent a day of my weekend extending my thinking, at TEDX. It was not a waste of time. Some great speakers from some many different areas and fileds. It is a must attend on my list when it happens again. Over 2,700 turned up to little old Auckland.
Mental health for all by involving all.