A crash course in changing the world.
Added by Dr Pete
New York City is huge, and the number of issues one could deal with on such a map is similarly tremendous. I chose to focus on a few issues which might be mappable: Generating local electricity in NYC, and eliminating food deserts/expanding access to fresh produce in many underserved areas.
In addition, throughout…Continue
Posted on April 19, 2010 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments
Inspired by the Evoke Challenge, and inspired by The Girl Effect video/website, I decided to put my money where my mouth is, and contribute. I'm now a contributor to the building and stocking of a Science Lab in Matale, Uganda in collaboration with the Harambee Centre. The school is 57% girls, and more than half are HIV/AIDS orphans.
I feel that science education is critically…Continue
Posted on April 17, 2010 at 10:37pm
It took me a while to think of what I would/could do to help the food security of people in New York City. Rather than giving to a food pantry or similar organization, I wanted to find an organization to support which was actively trying to fix the system here... get money and attention where it needed to go in order to help people become food secure, not just put some food in their bellies once.
I finally happened across the NYC…Continue
Posted on April 17, 2010 at 9:50pm
Posted on April 16, 2010 at 9:25pm — 3 Comments