Catherine Woodman has been an environmentalist from a young age. Growing up in Iowa, she developed a deep attachment to the environment and witnessed firsthand the devastation of unsustainable agricultural practices. Her interests in sustainability grew into an interest in economics and the role that local and global economies play in environmental and social problems. She is now an independent financial advisor with Protected Investors ofAmerica committed to helping people create their vision for the futurethrough their investments. By using socially responsible investing andsustainable investment planning, her aim is to help clients create afinancial strategy that can sustain their retirement as well as aforest preserve. She is dedicated to finding ways for capital andbusiness to nurture people and the environment.
Emira Woods is codirector of Foreign Policy in Focus as the Institute for Policy Studies. She was born in Liberia, and is a nationallyrecognized authority on the country. Emira holds a BA in International Relations from Columbia, a certificate in Public Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton, a Master's in Government from Harvard, and is ABD in Political Economy and Government at Harvard. She recently was Program Manager for the Committee on Development Policy and Practice at InterAction, serving as a principal staff contact for advocacy at the UN, the international financial institutions, USAID and Treasury. She designed and implemented a strategic campaign around the Monterrey Financing for Development conference, working with both InterAction members and a broader coalition of Southern and Northern agencies. Prior to this position, she served as Program Officer of Oxfam America's Africa program, which involved outreach to the heads of major international institutions and grassroots groups in the most remote communities.
A self-sustaining non-profit organization, which thrives on the donations of bicycles and volunteer power. Its mission is to empower people of developing countries with bicycles. Repaired, restored and recycled bicycles are sold locally to fund global shipments.Our goal is to be able to ship a container of bicycles each month to our friends in need the world over. Give an old bike a new home
Non-Profit Social Enterprise Providing Biocompostable Products
By distributing biocompostable products, specializing in eating ware, World Centric funds its non-profit division through its social enterprise. Our products are made of corn starch and sugar cane biproducts among others and we have eliminated our environmental footprint.World Centric is a non-profit organization with the mission to reduce economic injustice and environmental degradation through education, community networks & sustainable enterprises.
World Shoppe works directly with artisans in developing countries to produce fashion-forward jewelry and women's accessories including copper and brass jewelry from South Africa. Find us on Facebook and Twitter: /worldshoppe. A portion of our proceeds benefit a scholarship fund for girls in South Africa. To learn more, visit www.World-Shoppe.com.
Beautiful gifts and home accessories from more than 22 countries....
Beautiful handmade gifts, home accessories, stationery, children's items and kitchen products from more than 22 countries.
WorldofGood.com by eBay is the worlds largest multi seller marketplace for socially and environmentally responsible shopping, featuring tens of thousands of stylish and unique products from around the world. More than simply a place to buy and sell, WorldofGood.com brings unprecedented trust and transparency to a shopping experience where every purchase makes a positive impact.
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WorldofGood.com by eBay is the world's first online marketplace to convene thousands of People and Eco Positive sellers and products all in one place, empowering social change consumers to shop in ways aligned with their personal values. By working closely with credible organizations that vouch for the good in the products available, the marketplace offers a trusted platform where individuals can create positive change through commerce, as part of a global community.People and Eco Positive products available on the site span 15 categories, ranging from clothing and accessories to beauty products to furniture, offering a one-stop-shop for products that do good - no matter what you are shopping for.
Come find Wormjava: plant lightning in a bottle!
Wormjava is an ecologically-minded business that seeks to educate for sustainability through the nurturing, harvest, bottle and sale of both liquid and solid earthworm castings; an naturally beneficial booster for potted plants and gardens.
C3 leader, mother of 2 and yoga instructor, Tracy believes that in order to fulfill our obligation to help the environment, we must make small changes in our daily lives in order to create a big impact on global climate change. By teaching children the importance of sustainability and how we affect our world, we can expect a shift in consciousness that will produce a generation of socially responsible citizens. She is working on conservation efforts at her children's public school, Nettelhorst, by installing composters, recycling bins in each classroom, an edible garden, helping the funding efforts for the approved solar panels to be installed on the roof of the school and has initiated a program called Waste Not Wednesday, where the school was able to reduce the amount of waste produced at lunch by half. She is also working with CPS to promote signage for school zones to be idlefree. Her goal is to show how simple modifications in our actions can produce a positive outcome in our world.
The purpose of WPFW-FM Pacifica is to provide outlets for the creative skills and energies of the community, to contribute to a lasting understanding between individuals of all nations, races, creeds and colors, and to promote the full distribution of public information. Programming on WPFW will principally be a mix of jazz, Third World music, news and public affairs.
Recognized nationally for her ecochic strategies, Wright is regularly featured by VA Home Grown, WCVE Richmond PBS TV, Birds ; Blooms, and Washington Gardener Magazine.
Haley Wrinkle joined ILRF in January 2011 as the Senior Researcher at Free2Work, a joint project between ILRF and Not For Sale. Haley was originally at ILRF as a Trade Programs fellow, which augmented her masters work at the University of California, Santa Barbara in Global and International Studies. Her masters thesis focuses on the ILO's Better Factories Cambodia program, and the supply chains that connect to the garment industry in Phnom Penh. She also recently conducted climate change adaptation research for Conservation International, an environmental NGO based in Washington, DC. Haley's motivation to strive to improve global worker rights comes largely from her experiences living and working in Cambodia and other parts of the developing world.
We help social change agents advance their work through outstanding written materials. Grab your Special Discount on the 2011 book, "Writing to Make a Difference: 25 Powerful Techniques to Boost Your Community Impact." This fun, accessible resource helps you apply strategic and creative techniques to all your values-based writing projects.
Jason Wrobel (aka J-Wro) is a world-renowned leader in organic raw vegan cuisine, culinary education and epicurean entertainment. With a focus on radical simplicity and artful presentation, he imbues his ecstatic raw food creations with the energy of fresh, local, organic produce and the healing properties of raw superfoods, which have rendered his dishes hands-down favorites among celebrity clients, and regular folk alike. J-Wro fans Woody Harrelson, Jeremy Piven, Robin Wright, Sigourney Weaver, John C. Reilly, Steve Buscemi, Isabelle Adjani, Oren Moverman and Russell Simmons, consistently (and effusively) rave about his healthy, innovative and delicious plant-based creations.
After graduating from the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute, and earning national certification as a Raw Food Chef and Instructor, Jason went onto to apprentice with the industry’s finest and most revered talents, including Matthew Kenney, Cherie Soria, Elaina Love, Jennifer Cornbleet, Melissa Davison, Angela Kasmala-Newsom, Tiziana Alipo Tamborra and Cosmo Meens. Honing his culinary skills at organic establishments such as The Karmic Café in Detroit, Michigan and Jivamuktea Café at the Jivamukti Yoga Center in New York City, gave Jason the opportunity to offer his unique culinary creations at posh dinner parties and intimate celebrations, as well as at the world-famous Raw Spirit Festival. As the Head Raw Food Chef at the award-winning Café La Vie in Santa Cruz, California, Jason highlighted the amazing local produce from Northern California’s central coast, taking innovative simplicity to soaring new heights while challenging palates and generating gustatory bliss.
As a live speaker known for his empowering, passionate and comedic delivery, he has shared the stage with wellness luminaries and bestselling authors such as John Robbins, David Wolfe, Kevin Trudeau, Donna Gates, Dr. Joseph Mercola, Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Ron Teeguarden and Kathy Freston. He has presented raw vegan food to tens of thousands of eager audience members, including appearances at David Wolfe’s The Longevity Now Conference, The Take Back Your Health Conference, Natural Products Expo West, Organic Avenue, Lightning in a Bottle, BhaktiFest, The Raw Dolphins Retreat and The Raw Spirit Festival.
His first DVD, Simple Vegan Classics, is an international bestseller, which has taught thousands of people the world over how to prepare easy and nutritious raw vegan foods. He is also the host of the popular YouTube channel The J-Wro Show®, showcasing healthy recipes, lifestyle transformation tips and culinary comedy. Jason also hosts the new longevity cooking show, How to Live to 100, which debuts on The Cooking Channel in January 2013.
“My goal as a culinary artist is to use organic raw, vegan and living foods as a catalyst to heal our bodies and increase our longevity,” said Wrobel. “Through food, music and entertainment, I inspire people’s creativity, tantalize their imaginations and turn them on to how fun, easy and incredibly tasty healthy organic cuisine can be.”
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Jen-Mei Wu is one of the organizers of Liberating Ourselves Locally, a POC-led, gender balanced maker space in East Oakland. LOL is working hard to make sure that people of color, immigrants, poor folks, women, youth, transfolks, and queers are included in the maker and local entrepreneurship movements.
Traditional Five Element Acupuncture and Psychology
Wu Hsing Tao School is the only Traditional Five Element Acupuncture School in the Pacific Northwest. Traditional Five Element Acupuncture is a unique and powerful form of Chinese medicine that treats the underlying cause of disease, looking beyond the symptoms. A cure is defined as a natural state of harmony in Body, Mind, annd Spirit.
Joan Wulfsohn, a student of Carlos Castaneda, was a soloist in the National Ballet (KPAB) of South Africa and has taught dance at the University of Nanterre in Paris, Le Centre International de Danse in Cannes, El Centro National del Teatro in Barcelona and the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute, among others. Combining the similar philosophies of the Nagual and Moshe Feldenkrais of economizing energy, retrieving lost energy and exploring personal history, she developed a bodywork technique known as Cellular Recall Therapy, and now uses this technique to help people worldwide access a spiritual path through the body. Joan has taught dance and healing techniques in twelve countries. The Zena Rommett Floor-Barre Technique® is a gentle and highly effective method for correcting and refining body alignment, building muscular strength and length, strengthening joints and increasing vitality and artistic expression. Feldenkrais-inspired classes are nondirective, nonjudgmental and exploratory, combining teaching through description and observation rather than imperative and command.