Echoing Green Archive
Posted on April 30, 2013Dan Blakemore spent 20 years researching his family’s history. He discovered that his great-great-great-great grandparents came over from Spain as brick masons, that a distant cousin was one of the first black members of the Ohio House of Representatives, and that one common theme stood out among almost all of his ancestors—a longstanding commitment to giving.
Posted on February 26, 2013This story is part of Heart at Work, a monthly series produced by Idealist.org and Echoing Green, in which we tilt the spotlight towards everyday people doing extraordinary work that makes...
Posted on January 22, 2013Jose Vilson’s journey as an educator began during his senior year in college.