Walk In Their Shoes

Can One Person Change the World?

The best selling story of thousands of people stepping up to make a difference.

A New York Times Bestselling Education Book

National Bestseller, Winner of the Christopher Award

Walk in Their Shoes is a powerful, inside look at the buildOn movement. It’s the inspiring personal story of Jim Ziolkowski’s mission to change the world one community at a time by building schools in developing countries and empowering inner-city youth through service learning programs in the U.S.

As an international chronicle of faith and the boundless potential of the human spirit, Walk in Their Shoes tells the story of Jim’s movement and the young people who have decided to step forward, step up, and make a difference.

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About the Author

Jim Ziolkowski started the nonprofit organization buildOn to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectations through service and education. buildOn has become a movement that reaches American cities and developing nations throughout the world. All of Jim’s proceeds from Walk in Their Shoes will be donated to buildOn.

Read more about Jim’s journey to buildOn