The new heroes, a feature on social entrepreneuship [PBS]
The New Heroes tells the dramatic stories of 14 daring people from all corners of the globe who, against all odds, are successfully alleviating poverty and illness, combating unemployment and violence, and bringing education, light, opportunity and freedom to poor and marginalised people around the world.
Also known as “social entrepreneurs,” they develop innovations that bring life-changing tools and resources to people desperate for viable solutions. What is possible? You’d be surprised. Take a journey into a world where people take action to make a big difference.
I really love the series, and found the soundtrack to be pleasantly surprising too. A portion of the proceeds from record sales go to New Heroes charities. Check out the press release or amazon.com for more info.
Yes, bryan is right, the series and CD soundtrack are really great, does any one know if a DVD of the series is planned to be released? The production values seem to be of higher caliber then the usual PBS short termed series, and this quality shows up on the CD as well. I hope there will be future episodes as well, seems like an endless subject to mine.