Hearts on Fire by Jill Iscol
Stories of Today's Visionaries Igniting Idealism into Action

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Hearts on Fire is a call to action to people from all walks of life to roll up their sleeves and extend a helping hand to others. Fourteen extraordinary individuals tell their stories directly, honestly and passionately in a series of interviews. What are their hopes for the world? What are their dreams for the future? What are their fears? How are they changing the world one step at a time? Hearts on Fire gives a face to today's global activists.

About Jill Iscol

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Jill W. Iscol is president of the IF Hummingbird Foundation. She is an educator and sociologist who has a life commitment to supporting domestic and international efforts to strengthen democracy and the social, economic, and educational inequalities that threaten it. Jill Iscol is active in the philanthropic, educational, and political worlds. Hearts on Fire is her first book.  Peter W. Cookson, Jr., is the founder of Ideas Without Borders, an educational consulting firm specializing in twenty-first-century learning and human rights. He is a sociologist and the author of numerous books on education and inequality.
Published January 1, 2011 by Hummingbird. 176 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Self Help, Religion & Spirituality, Children's Books, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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Examples include the journalist who leads the Man Up campaign, a doctor who created a floating clinic in Lake Tanganyika (between Congo and Tanzania), founder of the Freelancers Union and a CEO whose company enables people to run their own “microwork factories.” One of the redeeming values of thi...

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Compiled by Iscol, the founder and president of the IF Hummingbird Foundation, and featuring a foreword by former president Bill Clinton, these lightly edited first-person narratives transcribed from filmed interviews showcase individuals shouldering the daunting task of creating change in their ...

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