A Deeper Focus

21
Jan

Hope happens

By Lori Peelen Reprinted with permission from her blog http://www.streamriffs.com Hopeful is my default setting.  It’s not a choice, actually, it’s just the way my brain works, even when it’s not in my best interest, even when the star I’m following is more likely the high-beam of an oncoming train.   In my last moment I will for...
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11
Dec

HomeShare SLO: changing lives, connecting people & homes

HomeShareSLO is a local nonprofit whose facilitated matching program brings together people with an extra room in their home and residents seeking affordable housing. Your donation helps us with screening costs and staff costs for in person client services. Our services include background screening of applicants and help with setting up ground rules and leases....
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11
Dec

Introducing Poly Canyon Ventures’ Climate Changers Fund

The Climate Changer’s Fund furthers Poly Canyon Ventures’ mission of helping startups grow and thrive on the California central coast. This fund specifically targets promoting start-ups with female-identified founders that have positive environmental and social impacts. The Climate Changer’s Fund builds on PCV’s mission of promoting socially and environmentally responsible business and investing practices and...
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26
Nov

Explore the power of nonviolent action

Mark Engler and Paul Engler’s book “This Is An Uprising” is a must-read for anyone involved in progressive social change and the strategies and tools necessary to implement it.   Naomi Klein calls the book “a genuine gift to social movements everywhere.”  The Englers examine the pros and cons of two often competing methodologies: the one-on-one,...
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