02/13/2015
The Story of Cosmetics examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. The film reveals the implications for consumer... read more
02/13/2015
We have to remain hydrated, but how we do it truly matters. The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day), employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of... read more
V-Day logo in pink and red
02/04/2015
My mother was completely over the moon for Eve Ensler and The Vagina Monologues. I took her to see the show in New York when it was still a relatively young project, and she left the theatre lobby... read more
coffee mug with Homeboy Industries logo
01/23/2015
Are you familiar with Homeboy Industries? The organization is well known in Los Angeles but has developed a national profile for their innovative work serving high-risk, formerly gang-involved... read more
01/14/2015
Like most people, I was horrified at the events in Paris this past week. Paris is a city I love deeply and I have friends, there. The attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and the Jewish kosher... read more
Taylor Swift at performance in gold dress
01/14/2015
DoSomething.org, one of the world’s largest organizations for young people and social change, has has filtered through the lofty intentions and photo ops of celebrities involved in charitable causes... read more
01/12/2015
Amy Clark and Fernande Raine from Asoka explain how their global organization of over 3,000 social entrepreneurs and innovators around the world work together to find solutions to today's... read more
01/12/2015
Alexandra Fuller and her group from Level Ground Mixed Martial Arts talk about how they form relationships with Boston inner city kids through martial arts, connect them with mentors,... read more
01/12/2015
Cristina Ruiz and Melissa Ganley from One Brick Boston explain how they've made an impact on the Boston community by managing volunteers for dozens of non-profits. 

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Flock of ducks comming out of water
03/25/2014
Leadership Lesson: "We are told that we all need to be leaders, but that would be really ineffective. The best way to make a movement, if you really care, is to courageously follow..." Derek... read more
Field of Green Crops
03/18/2014
Like a good ol’ fashioned barn raising, a Crop Mob is a community of workers coming together for the benefit of one. Primarily young, landless, wannabe farmers come together at a farm that needs... read more
Simon at his talk
12/17/2013
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright... read more
Wendell Berry
12/03/2013
Writer and Farmer Wendell Berry on Hope, Direct Action, and the "Resettling" of the American Countryside Wendell Berry on His Hopes for Humanity from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo. Wendell Berry, a... read more
11/19/2013
If you want to see change in your community don't wait for someone else to make it happen. This woman didn't. She mustard up the courage, took it in her own hands and did something about it. Whether... read more
11/12/2013
How much would you risk in order to go to school? Every morning this girl risks her life just so she can go to school and learn.  
Woman holding breat cancer ribbon
10/30/2013
Four years ago, long before movie star Angelina Jolie made the front pages of the gossip magazines with her big announcement of breast cancer, a friend of mine told me she was having a double... read more
Community
10/29/2013
Starting the process of change in a place you know well makes it more doable and fun. This article originally appeared in the author's book, How to Design Our World for Happiness. The... read more
Capri Island, Italy
10/22/2013
Capri Island, Italy. I breathe in the beauty. Five friends and I get off the rightfully labeled, “rickety and reliable,” Trans-Vesuvius Railway in Sorrento, and hop a ferry to this coffee-table-... read more

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