To transform economically and socially depressed areas into healthy, vibrant communities, we have to focus on their strengths and trust residents to solve their own problems. This article... read more
Dusk. The landscape darts toward the horizon for miles. Mountains stand tall in the distance and separate the barren sandstone from the majestic heavens. Five men on horseback ride with a purpose.... read more
Ed Begley Welcome
Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. and his wife, Rachelle Carson-Begley wanted to remodel their new home under LEED Platinum Certified standards, but the builder had some bad news for them... read more
Swimming Pool and Ladder
Summer was approaching and the possibilities were endless. Well... not really, because I was 12 and didn’t have a driver’s license or a friend living within walking or biking distance of my house... read more
Bored in school, failing classes, at odds with peers: This child might be an entrepreneur, says Cameron Herold. In his talk, he makes the case for parenting and education that helps would-be... read more
College Community
Since moving home after graduating college from the University of the Redlands, I have been hit with the realization that the community I have been surrounded by for the last four years is no... read more
At 24 years old, yoga instructor Rachel Brathen has caused quite the stir. If you are on Instagram these days, I’m sure you have come across @yoga_girl at some point. With over 300,000 followers and... read more
Boats with mountains in background
Part One: Journey to the Arctic Circle The night before our voyage, my fellow travelers and I offered a warm beer from our trunk to an old man camping nearby. He advised against our morning... read more
Group of people with sunset in background
One of my favorite quotes when it comes to service and making a difference has always been “Think globally, but act locally.” Honestly that quote is much easier said than done. It is much easier... read more