Breaking Boundaries: Mark Horvath
The media has reinforced the wrong stereotype of homeless people and Mark Horvath, Founder of Invisible People is working to change that. With a $45 start-up budget and the tenacity of a bulldog, Mark has used social media to reach a different audience which changes how people perceive a serious social crisis that is frequently neglected by society.
Breaking boundaries: Mark Horvath at TEDxOaksChristianSchool
Invisible People goes beyond the rhetoric, statistics, political debates, and limitations of social services to examine poverty in America via a medium that audiences of all ages can understand, and can’t ignore. The vlog puts into context one of our nation’s most troubling and prevalent issues through personal stories captured by the lens of Mark Horvath – its founder – and brings into focus the pain, hardship, and hopelessness that millions face each day. One story at a time, videos posted on InvisiblePeople.tv shatter the stereotypes of America’s homeless, force shifts in perception and deliver a call to action that is being answered by national brands, nonprofit organizations and everyday citizens now committed to opening their eyes and their hearts to those too often forgotten.