A crash course in changing the world.
MANILA, Philippines "What appears to be the end may really be a new beginning."
The Metro Manila. Nightime.
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- Legitimize fear. People go into denial because they don't feel entitled to be afraid. The more entitled people feel to be afraid, the less likely they are to go into denial. This is why the message, "Don't be afraid," is a very destructive message in serious circ***tances. Much superior is the message, "Well, of course, you're afraid,…
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From what I learned for many years...that my teachers and friends and family members that I have learned...I shall pass it on. I am an elder of my community and of
my city. I have many local secrets that I will pass them all to you...
In this local environment and eco-system I will share them to you that
will pass on for the future generations...
I shall share that missions that I accomplished in 2020…Continue
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New York City, New York April 15, 2020
New York City has always been the dirtiest city I ever lived in. Garbage and trash were everywhere, and the air has been always polluted. But, now 10 years of resilience development, it looks better then ever. There are now important and new buildings, spaces, and neighborhoods. People are now making a difference in making New York City a better place. We have more people getting more involved. New York City is better…
Added by Jenny Lin on April 19, 2010 at 12:57am — No Comments
Using my local insight to identify a crisis that my city might face in the future is most likely EARTHQUAKES. We should be prepared to face with resilience. There are different kinds of data that I would track in the
crisis. The different kinds of urgent information and resources would
you need to collect and share is being prepared for an earthquake.
Check for hazards inside your home:…
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Ashoka and its partners are trying to make a difference in the water crisis. So, they have brought together four groups totaling 33 Ashoka Fellows in India, Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia. The 2008 Changemakers competition on water and sanitation implemented in partnership with the Global Water challenge surfaced 264 new ideas from 4 countries. We are compiling…Continue
Added by Jenny Lin on April 8, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Freedom Fone, Zimbabwe
Millions of people in developing countries lack access to critical information on development issues such as agriculture, health, and human rights. Freedom Fone creates affordable, efficient, and easy to use software through which local and international development organizations can generate their own audio…
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The best way to make a difference is by simply changing your mindset: Instead of thinking of your tap water as an infinite resource, think of it as having limits.
“When it comes to trying understand the challenges to understand water, I really think we focus too much on ’scarcity.’ Water is, and always has been, scarce,”…Continue
Added by Jenny Lin on March 28, 2010 at 11:34pm — No Comments
December 31, 2020
New Year's Eve
New York, Albany
The year is about to start and everyone is preparing for the fireworks to come and the ball to drop. I have a feeling this year is going to be great. And now I am almost finish my mission with Eureka. We have to build windmills for the ball to drop. Windmills are powered by the wind and windmill will help to make electricity by using its blade to gather the wind that flows over it. And…Continue
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I'm learning more about the food security in Africa and how we are fighting against it right now, and in particular what I'm wondering about is: "Are we also fighting this problem in New York?" I was researching this question online, and this news item caught my attention because it shows how New York is obese, but also fighting food security.
"Young people from around world have met to discuss the biggest challenges facing the planet..." This says a lot about the obstacles…Continue
Added by Jenny Lin on March 28, 2010 at 11:11pm — No Comments
New York City
March 24, 2020
Apartment Room 77
My name is Alice Walker. I am 35-years-old, and I'm currently living in the famous New York City, "the city that never sleeps." I used work for my country as a marine for 3 years right after I graduated from high school. Then, I came back to New York to live for myself as a normal woman and lived here for 13 years. Thus, I decided to study again, so I attended Columbia University (which was really hard…Continue