Open Door America interview with Dan Crow, Chairman of the Board of Open Door America, September 1, 2014
In 2005, journalist Thomas Friedman told us that “the global competitive playing field was being leveled. The world was being flattened.” And what is the source of this flattening? A 21st-century world in which random individuals, enabled by high-powered software and applications, were finally freed from the shackles and limitations of nationalism (Globalization 1.0, years 1492-1800) and multinational companies (Globalization 2.0, years 1800-2000) to collaborate with other random people across the globe, regardless of ethnicity or geopolitical boundaries.
This is a particularly depressing morning in Baltimore, Maryland. And, that’s really saying something because there are lots of mornings I’d rather be anywhere but Baltimore.
This city will rip your guts out. It will test every ounce of your commitment.
Open Door Baltimore, a nonprofit that fights poverty by working with businesses to provide living-wage jobs, is expanding beyond the beltway. To better reflect the organization’s larger mission, the board of directors recently approved a new identity and logo.Read More