batman logo on front of black car
09/16/2015
The news about Ben Affleck being cast as Batman in the 2016 release of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice certainly keeps the interwebs in a tizzy. The new Dark Knight seems to eclipse all... read more
bundle of sharpened pencils
09/09/2015
I’ve known Tom Kellogg for several years—was lucky enough to work with him creatively when I was running a theatre space in Los Angeles, then social media brought us back into one another's... read more
Shot @ Life logo and photos of children
09/02/2015
I know vaccinations are an issue of some contention and emotions run high about the issue. Most of all, regardless of a parent or guardian's stance, I know kids hate shots. In addition, I... read more
women and children of Rajasthan standing on stone wall
08/26/2015
For more than 40 years, a group of steadfast individuals in India have endeavored to live, inspire, and uplift while modeling their work on the words of Gandhi. Barefoot College works with the... read more
close up of man's hand on luggage handle
08/18/2015
Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best–the ones that make you hit yourself in the head like a V-8 commercial and wonder, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” When Rebecca and Scott Rothney took a... read more
stacks of tintype family photos
08/12/2015
I got the results of a DNA test yesterday. It was intriguing to read a very broad, if not downright vague analysis, of my ethnic genetic make up. Wondrous stories derived from a vial of... read more
Jenny Buccos of Project Explorer
08/05/2015
Are you ready to fall in love? Seriously, the work of this organization gets it right on every single level and is inspiring in such a refreshing and deeply important way. ProjectExplorer.org’s... read more
Dominique Callimanopulos and elephants
07/22/2015
This is another interview with somebody who has taken on making a huge change in the world while also creating a path for us to do the same. I met Dominique Callimanopulos in a simple desk-side... read more
mentoring at student hackathon
07/15/2015
Today, July 15, is World Youth Skills Day. The United Nations declared this day as an annual marker to inspire better socio-economic conditions for the youth of the world and addressing the life... read more

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06/10/2015
April 25th 2015  As we rocked our class the biggest earthquake in 80 years rocked Nepal. Our volunteer efforts were refocused from here on out until we left Nepal.  VIN (Volunteers... read more
Nepalese women with diplomas
06/03/2015
Nothing like a natural disaster to shake things up.  Hi everyone, Jade here. If you frequent the evox site you know that I was in Nepal volunteering during the earthquake. I believe the theme... read more
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms
05/20/2015
So here’s the dream, whether you’re right out of school looking for a gap year adventure (I know gap years haven’t really ever taken off in the U.S. but you know—a time to explore the world before... read more
adult and child bare feet on wet rock
05/06/2015
There’s a particular type of giving and service I like to point out whenever I find it—I refer to it as “no skin off my ass” giving. These are the actions that don’t interfere with your everyday... read more
Nepalese prayer flags
04/28/2015
evox has a friend and former co-worker, Jade, who just a couple weeks ago jumped on a plane with her best girlfriend to jet from the San Francisco Bay Area to Kathmandu, Nepal. These two young,... read more
moss-covered rainforest trees
04/22/2015
There are so many ways and avenues to finding a connection with the world and celebrate EVERY day as Earth Day. The fact that the internationally recognized celebration of Earth Day is today, April... read more
man on wall enjoying long view of city below
04/19/2015
If you’re looking for a way to honor the planet and all the things living on it for Earth Day (April 22, though, doncha kinda feel like every day is Earth Day?), the Sierra Club has a whole... read more
man and woman reaching across river
04/08/2015
A great way to stay in action is to shift the focus from ourselves to others. By thinking more about “how can I be of use to others” instead of “what do I need or want,” you’re sure to increase... read more
Bhaktapur, Nepal in the evening at dusk
03/31/2015
Hi all! This is the first of a small blog series by Danielle, my travel partner, and me, Jade. We’re on our way to Nepal as you read this! Nepal is our first stop on our open ended... read more

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