To leave the world better than you found it, sometimes you have to pick up other people’s trash— Bill Nye, Science Guy
The Accidental Activist
Sometimes you choose a cause that fully consumes you, other times it chooses you. Listen to singer, songwriter, musician and Tibetan refugee, Tenzin Choegyal, whose passion for music became his pathway to activism.
Online activism (aka “slacktivism”) is actually a crucial convo starter. But before you take to Twitter, get your facts straight. (We can all name at least one person who should pause before hitting the Tweet button.) #Hashtags aren’t the only way to spark change. Do your research. Find your cause. Protest peacefully. Get involved.
Got a ton of pent up passion? Put it to good use. (And no, we don’t mean Tinder.) Take a look at these worthy causes and channel your energy into change.
If we’ve learned anything this past year, it’s that political views are polarizing with a capital “P”. Consider these career cautions when it comes to political banter in the breakroom.