‘Misc’

Help save Idealist.org! Donate to keep them going!

Idealist.org

I’ve donated to Haiti relief efforts, and now I’ve also donated to help save this organization that has been important to me (especially in my current job search!). In the spirit of altruism, I’d like to bring up the cause for Idealist.org. For those of you who do not know, here is the description listed on their website describing who they are: Idealist is a… Read More

Accepted to be a StartingBloc Social Innovation Fellow!

I received an email yesterday that I have been accepted for a StartingBloc Social Innovation Fellowship, that will start with the Social Institute for Innovation in March 2010. Here is a description from their website The StartingBloc Social Innovation Fellowship is kickstarted by the Institute for Social Innovation. The Institute is a five day transformational experience, where fellows interact with one another and StartingBloc alumni… Read More

5 ways to Green your Halloween!

Halloween is this Saturday, so I thought I would pull together a quick list of ideas: 1. Make your own candy this year. Why? Store bought candy uses a lot of packaging, and typically travels long distances to make it to your belly. Here are some links to make-it-at-home recipes: http://www.cooksrecipes.com/category/candy.html http://candy.about.com/od/halloweencandyrecipes/a/halloween_hub.htm http://candy.about.com/od/halloweencandyrecipes/Halloween_Candy_Recipes.htm 2. Reuse, borrow or salvage old costumes or costume parts. Why? Reusing… Read More

Energy Liberty!

Energy Liberty

So I just started a 6 month internship as the Associate Director at Energy Liberty. Here is our website so you can check it out: http://www.energyliberty.org We are a new nonprofit aiming to make low-income communities more competitive for the new emerging green job sector. Two of the Energy Liberty programs will be focused on workforce development and helping homeowners in receiving energy audits for… Read More