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A few weeks back, Matador CEO Ross Borden sent me a link to a Nick Kristof article in The New York Times Magazine: “DIY Foreign Aid Revolution.”

The premise of the article was this: “[I]t’s not only presidents and United Nations officials who chip away at global challenges. Passionate individuals with great ideas can do the same, especially in the age of the Internet and social media.”

Though Kristof said “this revolution [is] so far unnamed because it is just beginning,” I could easily think of a dozen people I know through Matador who’ve been part of this “revolution” for a while.

Like Zack Parker.

Activism + Politics Photo Essay


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Julie Schwietert

Julie Schwietert Collazo is a writer, editor, researcher, and translator currently in New York, formerly of Mexico City and San Juan.

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