Sep 26, 2008
Stories about people who take grand, sweeping approaches to solving problems of all sorts.
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- Paul Tough reports on the Harlem Children's Zone, and its CEO and president, Geoffrey Canada. Among the project's many facets is Baby College, an 8-week program where young parents and parents-to-be learn how to help their children get the education they need to be successful. Tough's book about Geoffrey Canada and the Harlem's Children Zone is called Whatever It Takes. You can see a slideshow of more photographs from the project here. (31 minutes)
A proud Baby College father holds his daughter. Image by Pat Lanza.