Crossing the Street at School

After dismissal recently, I led a tour of nearby Wolftrap Creek for my school’s teachers. They were interested in learning about this haven for outdoor learning literally across the street from school property. I had offered to lead this tour to my principal two...

Using Marketing and Advocacy to Engage Electeds

Part II of the series, Everyday Advocacy Talking with elected officials is a facet of public life that is ripe for resurrection. We as constituents have the ability to write to, meet with, and attend public meetings with electeds. Here’s the secret to being heard: Be...

3 Ways to Advocate, Any Day

Part I of the series, Everyday Advocacy If you’re working on a cause you are passionate about, YOU are an advocate! Advocacy – effectively communicating about your passion and what is needed to support it – is just as important as implementing the...

Series: Everyday Advocacy

Are you an advocate? If you’re reading this, it’s likely that YES, YOU ARE, whether you see yourself that way or not. Anyone working for a cause they are passionate about is an advocate. Really! Advocacy – effectively communicating about your passion and what is...

A Small Group of People Can Change the World

Part III of the series, Using a Growth Mindset to Advance Healthy Schools “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead, American Anthropologist. I didn’t...

Get Started with a Green Intention

Part II of the series, Using a Growth Mindset to Advance Healthy Schools The universe WANTS you to green your school! When you put an intention out into the universe, the universe responds. Well, I’m not saying that intergalactic aliens are going to come help...

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