I have been keeping a secret since January that has slowly started to come out over the last few weeks. Together with three other fellow youth activists (and inspiring friends), I am part of a documentary premiering on Friday June 5th – UN Day of the Environment – Citizen Kid TV: Earth Comes First. Citizen […]
Social connecting over physical distancing. The only way we are going to get through this is together.
Hey, how are you? I’m not asking this question in the usual way we ask. You know, when the answer is always “I’m fine, how are you?” Really, I want to know how are YOU doing? Me? How am I doing? I’m going to be honest and vulnerable with you and say that this whole […]
BOOK EXCERPT: Meet Amanda, Zoe and Alexis Knox – LGBTQ+ Advocates
This was one of my favourite interviews that I did for my book. This is true in equal parts because of the people and the message: Love is louder than hate. I could not be more excited about the reason I am sharing this excerpt from my book today. In just a few days Amanda’s […]
Support, Acceptance and Inclusivity – lessons learned from Amanda Jette Knox
An excerpt from my book. In my book, each of the 19 interviews I did with activists, change-makers and advocates is followed by a personal reflection that I wrote based on our conversation. Sometimes the refection was about how I related to the subject matter of their work and sometimes it was based on a […]
We are trail-blazers and solution-seekers for a climate in emergency
U.N. Study: Because of Humans, 1 Million Species May Soon Go Extinct, with Devastating Consequences for Our Own Survival – Paste Magazine, May 6, 2019 Climate change has contributed to droughts since 1900—and may get worse. – National Geographic, May 1, 2019 In 1995, then12-year-old Severn Suzuki addressed the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. […]
You guys, I spent time with the future and I feel really, really good about it.
It is not uncommon for activists at all levels to feel defeated or overwhelmed. For some those feelings surface when you look at everything on your plate and wonder how you’re going to get to it all. For others those feelings come at you when you take a step back to look at the issue […]