LA, give with a smile

The six counters put into operation in the county look like exuberant parking meters. The goal is to solve the poverty crisis in light of the latest figures from the Los Angeles City Council. Earlier this week, cities and county representatives from Los Angeles unveiled six new colorful « parking meters » that collect coins for Skid…

Investing in the homeless

St Mungo’s and Changing Lives, charities that provide specialist support services for homeless and vulnerable people across the UK, are the first organizations to receive investment from Big Issue Invest’s Outcomes Investment Fund. Outcomes-based contracts are a type of public sector commissioning where a central or local government department commissions a provider to deliver support…