This past Thanksgiving, Empowerment WORKS' Founder joined the Red Lightning team in the ongoing protection of indigenous lands from the North Dakota Access Pipeline. While there she was blessed to capture a few extraordinary interviews for a special Pulse of the Movement webcast episode Voices from Standing Rock, recommended for a first hand feel of the [...]
By Melanie St.James; Edited by Melody Joy Coming to grips with my white privilege, ignorance and by default colonial world view, as well as my respect and honor for the Indigenous Water Protectors of Standing Rock, I'm totally motivated now. I’m determined to increase my empathy, understanding and intend to [...]
Over the past year, Nepal national, and Empowerment WORKS' regional director, Bandita Thapa led disaster relief and locally-led resilience with communities devastated by Nepal's 2015 earthquake (original campaign here). Now, with a focus on resiliency, Bandita and team work to unite a diverse network of local partners to launch 'Catalyst Action Training (CAT)’, a [...]
Indigenous demand zero discrimination in Agenda Post-2015
Webinar #2 Thurs, July 26 -10:30am PST/ 6:30pm GMT – Stage 1/ 7, Build a Team Around Your Ideal Future!
Stage One of 7 Stages to Sustainability (7SS) begins with the global happiness movement's Laura Musikanski and collaboration social scientist, Jazz Rasool. Join us and experience the full 7 stages.
Reporting for Post Growth Institute Donnie Maclurcan runs Project Australia a not-for-profit incubator, whilst writing books about nanotechnology and global equity/sustainability (PhD focus). "A friend once visited a remote village in Africa. In this village people wore indistinguishable clothing and lived in similar looking homes. Two people, however, had distinct markings on their foreheads and huts. They [...]
Voices not being heard - Report from Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development underscores need for greater transparency