Sep 26, 2008
Stories about people who take grand, sweeping approaches to solving problems of all sorts.
- Host Ira Glass introduces a story on the most ambitious and hopeful solution to urban poverty in the country—the Harlem Children's Zone. The project's goal is nothing less than changing the lives of thousands of children in Harlem, starting at birth and continuing until they go to college. (2 minutes)
A proud Baby College father holds his daughter. Image by Pat Lanza.