Topics > Advocacy
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| November 17, 2009
TIME'S UP! is a grassroots environmental group that uses educational outreach and direct action to promote a more sustainable, less toxic city. For more than 20 years, TIME'S UP! has worked to educate people about the environmental impacts of everyday decisions, from the food we buy to the means of transportation we use.
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| November 17, 2009
Fund For The Public Interest is a national nonprofit organization working to increase the visibility, membership and political power of the nation’s leading environmental and progressive groups.
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| November 17, 2009
A truly unique event from the ground up, Go Green Expos are changing not only the public's perception of environmentalism but also how expositions are produced and managed. Inviting companies large and small to showcase what they are doing to reduce their respective carbon footprint, consumers have hands on experiences with "eco-friendly" alternatives to current everyday products and services.
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| November 17, 2009
If We Ran It promotes youth culture and the fresh thinking it engenders.  They incubate ideas, manage young talent and connect the generational divide.
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| November 17, 2009
This is a collaborative resource for educators of Visual Communications who wish to instruct their students on the importance of adopting a social and ethical approach to their work.
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| November 17, 2009
On the Commons (formerly Tomales Bay Institute) is a network of citizens and organizations exploring new ways to achieve social justice, environmental harmony and democratic participation at all levels of society.
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Scott Ballum | October 15, 2009
To fully understand what Caitlin Boyle does for a living, you first have to understand that the dominant distribution model for independent documentary films is broken.
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Scott Ballum | September 27, 2009
Kylie Harper is not a bull-horns, marches, and rallies kind of activist. Not that she has any qualms about organizing her team to hit the streets to take down major corporations, she just does it with a soft voice - and aims for a soft underbelly. When we met up in the cafe of the Housing Works Used Bookstore in Soho, her first words were a softly amazed "I've got to sign this place up."
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Scott Ballum | April 14, 2009
It’s clearly conference season, but one recent and worthwhile addition is the massive community-based affair masterminded by the Park Slope Food Coop called the Brooklyn Food Conference. Featuring workshops approaching issues as diverse as Policy, Economic Development, Access, Health, Sustainability, and Organizing, the massive conference expects nearly 2,000 attendees.
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Scott Ballum | April 12, 2009
When it comes to utilizing design or creative thinking to shape our society, few avenues are more direct or have more potential than reaching out and fostering a commitment to social responsibility within our schools and our children.