The Day the We Take Action for Good

giving tuesday

Have you shaken off the Turkey Slumber yet? Are you ready to take action?  Did you shop ‘till you dropped on Black Friday, or you more of a click-it and get-it type that lives for Cyber Monday? If so, are you ready to click-and-take action?  Whatever you did, I hope you had a marvelous holiday […]

A Climate Emergency, but where are the alarms?

Jane Fonda calls attention to the climate emergency

Friday night out means something very different than you’d expect for eighty-one-year-old celebrity and activist Jane Fonda. The superstar has pledged to get arrested by taking part in Fire Drill Fridays every week through January to raise awareness about the climate emergency our planet now faces.  She’s already been arrested several times in Washington, D.C. Talk about taking action!  […]

Our next President must save humanity

climate action

Our next President must be prepared to save humanity. In the face of a climate emergency that impacts every aspect of our lives, half-measures and plodding steps will not be sufficient. And we have just over 350 days to impact the election with this critical goal. An effort to save humanity probably sounds extreme. But […]

Use the digital power at your fingertips

digital power for social good

As a doctor and father, I’m used to giving out advice. So bear with me, because I want to offer some simple and effective advice for my fellow activists and change-agents to tap into the digital power at your fingertips: Use your powers for good.  And read on, because within this post we’re going to […]

CREA for a Better World

Just what is CREA and why am I writing about it about so often?  It’s a good question, one I’ll answer in this post. But first, let me ask you a question: Did you happen to catch the World Series?  Of course, as a resident in the Washington, D.C. area I couldn’t avoid it. The […]

A Vision for Impact in 2020

Eight billion people call this planet home.  Each of us, every one of us, faces existential challenges that don’t discriminate by politics, race, religion or wealth. We’re in this together. We’re also in a time of globalization and digitalization. Solutions are at our fingertips. One person can make a greater impact than ever before. This is […]

Step 5- Sound the Alarm: Declare a state of emergency

ave you ever sat in a building while the fire alarms blares and did nothing?  Sure, we are wary at first and think it might be a false alarm. But it continues to shrill. Eventually, we make our way outside.  We are marching to sound the alarm. It’s real. The world is on fire, but […]

Step 3- Consolidate our focus: Support a single bill for action

People often say our governmental leaders aren’t doing enough on climate change and they are right. The effort to date isn’t close to what’s needed to save humanity, which is why in Step 2 of our roadmap to climate justice we urged you to demand that our leaders commit to Climate Restoration, not just curbing […]

Today a march, tomorrow the movement for political action

The next generation is leading us today. Around the world young people are standing together, urging us all toward a new mindset that is crucial for altering the course of climate change. The Global Climate Strike has begun.  They marched in the Pacific Islands where their entire way of life is under immediate threat. Massive […]

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