Category Archives: Take a Stand: Action & Advocacy

Inspired by this Christmas Eve 1968 photograph of our home taken from the Apollo 8 space mission, we celebrated the first Earth Day, two years later in 1970. Almost 50 years later, our planet is healthier in some respects than … Continue reading

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Our children are rising…are we? Around the world, led by an unlikely but heroic 16 year old from Sweden, each week on Friday – around the world – 10’s of thousands of students, many not old enough to vote, are … Continue reading

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Earth Hour has been raising attention to the unfolding climate crisis since 2007, helping millions on their journey to understand the reality and urgency of the climate crisis we face. In 2018, Earth Hour was celebrated in over 180 countries. … Continue reading

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On March 15th, 2019 around the world, young students from grade school through college will  walk out of class to demand action on our climate crisis. There is a saying that begins, “out of the mouths of babes…” implying our … Continue reading

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“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.” Martin Luther King Jr, Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech, Dec. 10, 1964 Today, January … Continue reading

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The climate news from scientists around the world has been dire. As the realities and urgencies of our climate crisis are brought to the forefront in reports like the IPCC Special Report  on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees, and the United States Fourth National Climate Assessment, it … Continue reading

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On December 3, 2018, the United Nations Conference of the Parties 24 (COP) started it’s annual meeting and discussion on Climate Change, this year in Poland, a country which relies heavily on coal for it’s source of energy. Like a … Continue reading

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This Thanksgiving, we are going to try to channel the true meaning of Aloha, and we invite you to join us. Most of us hear “Aloha” and think – Hawaiian greeting – a simple expression of hello or goodbye. The … Continue reading

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From November 7th to November 21st, each work week day,  people have been gathering in Trenton, New Jersey to talk, to sing, and to share their concerns and hopes about our climate emergency. Many of the people gathered in Trenton, as well … Continue reading

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Vote: Does it sound “old,” “tired,” and “cliche?” I know it does, but voting does truly matter and is something we must not take for granted. According to the United States Elections Project, in the 2014 United States mid-term elections … Continue reading

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