Video: The Story We Tell About Poverty Isn’t True

“As a global community, we all want to end poverty. Mia Birdsong suggests a great place to start: Let’s honor the skills, drive and initiative that poor people bring to the struggle every day. She asks us to look again at people in poverty: They may be broke — but they’re not broken.” says: “Mia Birdsong advocates for strong communities and the self-determination of everyday people.”

This talk was presented at an official TED conference.