“For a new generation to be able to simultaneously make a decent living and pursue a profession that they feel is synonymous with how they want to live on this planet is an exceptional opportunity.” - Alan York By Kristy Jansen In 2007, a group of my friends and I read … [Read more...] about Making Friends with Coyotes and Critters: A film review of The Biggest Little Farm
Heartsongs of Courage from an “Environmental Elder” By Marc McGinnes For the past 15 years or so, I’ve found myself teetering on the edge of despair. In the midst of the environmental movement, we’ve won important victories and suffered agonizing defeats. Our hearts have … [Read more...] about Active Hope in the Face of Despair
EMISSARY BIO NAME: Marc M. FROM: Santa Barbara, CA by way Richland, WA AGE: 77 OCCUPATION / PASSION: Environmental Leader, Lawyer and Educator / Passion: In love with the Earth WHY DID YOU BECOME AN OPTIMIST EMISSARY? In order to join in the important work of the … [Read more...] about Emissary Marc M.
EMISSARY BIO NAME: Karol A. FROM: California and New York AGE: 72 OCCUPATION / PASSION: I am passionate about adding my energy to the awakening of humanity. I produce uplifting inspiring events. WHY DID YOU BECOME AN OPTIMIST EMISSARY? I have always lived on the … [Read more...] about Emissary Karol A.
EMISSARY BIO NAME: Joyce C. FROM: Lexington, KY AGE: 86 OCCUPATION / PASSION: Child mental health specialist, co-author WHY DID YOU BECOME AN OPTIMIST EMISSARY? To receive the Daily Optimist report and support the movement, the events, and staff members' … [Read more...] about Emissary Joyce C.