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How to Find Conflict-Free Jewelry

Jewelry doesn’t have to be something you feel guilty wearing. After movies like Blood Diamond raised awareness about the devastating impacts of diamonds in West Africa, more and more people have been looking for conflict-free and socially responsible jewelry. As today’s consumers are shifting their dollars toward organic food, safer beauty products, environmentally-friendly laundry detergent, it’s […]

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What is the Most Effective Way to Reach Congress?

Regardless of where you land on the political spectrum, it’s safe to say our country is having a exciting surge of grassroots activation. As an organizer, civics nerd and political junkie, I’m pumped. One of the core principles of our democracy is public participation, and in recent decades we’ve been awash in apathy. So when […]

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Water Protectors School N.D. Governor on Legal Rights to Sacred Land

When I open my Facebook feed I’m overwhelmed by posts from friends, colleagues and family members about the Native American peaceful protest to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. It’s a powerful movement that is showcasing all of what’s at stake in this country and it’s safe to say I’m energized and angered by what is taking place. […]

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“Food Chains” Peels Back the Curtain on Publix & Wendy’s

I like to find out where my food comes from, don’t you? Whether you’re looking at the yellow stickers on an apple at Ralph’s supermarket or talking to someone at the Farmer’s Market about where their operation is located, asking about our food has become a part of the normal routine for many American families. And […]

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