Jonathan J. Halperin
Jonathan J. Halperin
Designing Research, Communications
and Strategies for Sustainability

Dispatches

The Capitol Pressroom: A WCNY Radio Production

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Jonathan J. Halperin discusses Greyston's Open Hiring (August 1, 2017)

This New York Bakery Thrives by Hiring Anyone Who Wants to Work, No Questions Asked.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Jonathan J. Halperin quoted in Entrepreneur (August 18, 2017)

Brownie-Makers Wanted, No Application Needed

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
“We don’t hire people to make brownies. We make brownies to hire people. As businesspeople, that means that we are people doing business, but the people part does have to come first.” Jonathan J. Halperin quoted in beyond (June 21, 2017)

Jonathan J. Halperin keynotes at the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Leaders, change agents and entrepreneurs from the business, academic, nonprofit and government sectors gather June 14-16 at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Greyston Social Enterprise — Using Inclusion to Generate Profits and Social Justice The Successful and Achievable Open Hiring Model

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Today is the day we each need to decide: Do we want a society that is more inclusive or more exclusive? That is the question asked and answered by this small bakery with a great, big mission. (By Mike Brady, Chief Executive Officer & Jonathan J. Halperin, Head of External Affairs)

The Impact of Diversity, Inclusion & Equity in the Workplace

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Jonathan J. Halperin joins a panel to offer insights on what being an inclusive company means, why it matters and what you can do to bring diversity to your organization. (May 15; Washington, DC; Free, Registration Required)

A Peak Behind the Curtain

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
When is it worth protecting a wetland or enacting a new safety regulation? Writ large, what is the role of government in promoting and protecting public welfare? Regardless of our political orientation in this dizzying presidential election season, few would oppose basic government standards for electrical wiring in our homes or in the service of food safety, right? But how much is enough or too much?

Teach Food!

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
From an idea in a living room six years ago, Mundo Verde PCS has grown into a nurturing environment for 538 students in Washington, DC, with two buildings, cisterns, raised vegetable beds, and nearly 100 full-time staff. It is a school, yet so much more. Serving students from PreK – 4th grade, Mundo Verde is an Ashoka Changemaker School and recipient of the Secretary of Education’s Green Ribbon School award. I am honored to have been involved as a founding board member and now as designer and champion of the TeachFood! program.

Trust and Risk: A Key Challenge for Today’s Leaders

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Five years ago today, as the consequences of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown were still emerging, The New York Times published my letter observing that “trust comes not from repeated and paternalistic proclamations of success, but rather from the humble admission of mistakes followed by demonstrable changes in behavior and attitude.”

What Does Change Look Like?

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Across the American presidential campaign landscape, change might look like a neo-fascist with a toupee, a scrappy septuagenarian democratic socialist, or the familiar face of a woman who might become our first female president. Quite a spectacle we present to the world.

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