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Inspired by The Story of Stuff Project founder, Annie Leonard, an example of how using smart phone and video cameras citizens, like me, can develop and flex their citizen muscle. Produced and written by Ruth Ann Barrett and Published on Nov 2, 2014 as an intro to her YouTube channel, PDXDowntowner.
Youth of today have a chance to write a new story and change the game, change the world, bulding the community. All across the planet, a unique and powerful generation is coming of age. We are called by many names – GenY, Generation We, the Digital Generation, and the Millennials – though ultimately, we defy labels. Born approximately between 1978 and 2000, we are the largest, most well-educated, culturally diverse, globally aware, technologically savvy, and socially engaged generation our world has ever seen. To become engaged and supportive visit here.
KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to make Joseph Kony famous, not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice. It is the most successful viral video to date on YouTube with over 72M views as of February 11th. More information on Invisible Children site.
An Interview with Nancy Lublin, CEO & Chief Old Person of DoSomething.org- helping teens take this off line and do something. She is also founder of the program, Dress for Success.
Parts of a lecture by M. Jahi Chappell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Justice at Washington State University, Vancouver to the Social Sustainability Colloquium at Portland State University, January 27, 2012. Entitled, Ecological Sustainability, Food, and Human Rights: The Necessity of 'Action Ecology' Dr. Chappell discusses the role of scientists as citizens and credible advocates. He suggests both are appropriate and when coupled with participation and outreach to the community, especially in the University setting, are effective at changing the status quo.
Videotaped by Ruth Ann Barrett, Sustainability Advocate, and founder of www.EarthSayers.tv, voices of sustainability.
Anita Sharma talks about the United Nations Millennium Campaign and the role women and girls can play in supporting the campaign and helping achieve the eight millennium development goals by 2015. From the UN Week Digital Media Lounge, sponsored by the UN Foundation, Mashable, and the 92nd Street Y.
80% of the poor are from rural communities and the majority are women and children who are the keys to our success at meeting goals and objectives of the United Nations.
A biology pioneer is how the term came to being and Emmet expands upon the term. Each year the bioneers gather in San Rafael, California to renew friendships, exchange views and information, and explore the integration of mind, body and spirit. Emmet Brady of the Insect News Network was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv, voices of sustainability at the 2011 conference. Emmet's mission is to educate, inspire and empower people everywhere to care for the natural world, by exploring the world of Cultural Entomology. The Insect News Network (INN) travels the globe to learn how people think and feel about our 6- and 8-legged friends. Created and hosted by E. Emmet Brady, the I.N.N. is a non-stop multi-media interdisciplinary plunge into the microcosm.
Environmentalist and entrepreneur Paul Hawken, CEO of OneSun Solar, an energy company focused on ultra low-cost solar based on green chemistry and biomimicry. His speech at the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship 2010 focuses on environmental problems around the world.
Join the global Wiser community, the Social Network for Sustainability at . Their visions comes from it’s former Executive Director, Paul Hawken, who recognized its need when researching his latest book, Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being, and Why No One Saw It Coming.
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