“How can our work help people look beyond poverty and see the real person? How do we see their joys and their hopes beyond the struggle?”
“This isn’t a place you come to stay the same. You come to the Bean Project out of a commitment to create a different life.”
“Humble Suds gives the gift of trust to people, and we respect the intellect of the person on the other side of a transaction. There’s something beautiful in that.”
“This isn’t just another jewelry business. We’re changing lives, and we have accountability not only downstream to our customers, but upstream to our artisans.”
“We see huge efforts in recycling and upcycling…but the question we have to keep asking is, how do we get the waste to the need?
“It’s about your connection with your money — being proud that it is creating a better life for someone, while also generating a return for you.”
“My hope is that people turn their sense of urgency into action, because we have a short time on this planet. What is that mark we’re going to make?”
“One person at a time, one youth at a time, one day at a time…that’s how we aim to move the needle.”