The Story We Tell About Poverty Isn't True
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This TED Talk dispels many ill-conceived notions about people in poverty. Using an asset-based lens, Mia Birdsong uses anecdotes about different individuals who have used their strengths in spite of their poverty. She asks people to change their narrative about marginalized communities and individuals in poverty.
Birdsong, Mia and TED Conferences, "The Story We Tell About Poverty Isn't True" (2015). Anti-Poverty Service Learning Resources. 26.