Cause & Activism

Campaigns to Reduce Plastic Consumption

#PlasticFreeJuly Shift your plastic consumption habits for the summer and beyond. By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans. This frightening statistic is cited by numerous advocacy groups such as the nonprofit Plastic Pollution Coalition. While this may seem years away, the plastic in our oceans today is having significant negative [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:56:42+00:00July 10th, 2018|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Planting Trees as Practice: Jade Yoga partners with Trees for the Future (TREES)

  “Buy a mat, plant a tree.” This tagline is part of the story of Jade Yoga. Yet it is far more than just a tagline. This initiative is part of the mission of the family-owned and run company. From tree planting to other programs, Jade Yoga engages in initiatives that recognize our interdependence, in business [...]

By |2018-05-01T16:27:50+00:00May 1st, 2018|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Earth Guardians’ Xiuhtezcatl Martinez on Music as a Source of Purpose and Resilience

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez: Earth Guardians’ youth director and Conscious Life Expo keynote Speaker on consciousness and music As the youth director of Earth Guardians and as an activist, there are times in my life when I’ve felt lost within the chaos of movements. It’s crazy how much is happening, and there is always more to do [...]

By |2018-01-16T01:58:16+00:00January 16th, 2018|Cause & Activism|0 Comments

Tzu Chi embodies Charity through Compassion and Good Works

The Tzu Chi Thousands of Helping Hands Charity Art Performance raises funds for this faith-based organization's global acts of compassion.   The worldwide nonprofit spiritual organization Tzu Chi spreads a mission and a message. In Southern California and beyond, the worldwide nonprofit organization Tzu Chi spreads the message that giving awakens kindness and [...]

By |2017-09-11T21:12:01+00:00September 10th, 2017|Cause & Activism, compassion in action|0 Comments

Seeds of Prosperity: Growing Food for Health

  Photo of Ron Finley Growing Food for Health by Leroy Hamilton There are some quiet, powerful seeds of prosperity sprouting up in some of the most unlikely communities these days. From Compton Gardens to South Central Los Angeles to Berkeley and beyond, individuals are transforming food deserts into oases and growing food [...]

By |2017-04-01T23:25:41+00:00April 1st, 2017|Cause & Activism|0 Comments