Tessa’s personal mission to work toward the eradication of factory farming has shaped her choices over the last decade. Tessa’s dedication to this mission began when she adopted a vegan lifestyle. This lifestyle introduced her to an expanded perspective of health and interconnectivity. Tessa found her way into the synergistic [...]
Aadya Joshi remembers being disappointed that she could never find the birds of which her grandparents spoke--not for lack of trying, but because the birds simply didn’t live there anymore...
Slowing to the Pace of Nature: Reflections from the November 2019 Animal Advocates Meditation Retreat
As I and other animal rights activists broke silence to share our personal experiences throughout the retreat, it was revealed just how many of us had or were currently suffering from anxiety, depression, insomnia, or incessant stress from working on such big issues with so few resources.
Building Resilience: Multi-Grant Award Recipient Susan Silber Believes in the Power of Community-Originated Solutions
Susan Silber is a force of nature—an apt comparison as she has been working as an environmental educator for the past 30 years. Stunned by the harsh reality of the climate change crisis as presented through Al Gore’s 2006 film, An Inconvenient Truth, Silber was forever changed...
When someone has as much passion as Cameron Deal, you can’t help but get swept away by their emotions.
Whether you’re a TPP grantee or hope to be one in the future, it’s always helpful to get a little perspective from those that have “been there and done that.”
This month, The Pollination Project (TPP) celebrates its wonderful partnership with Tipping Point Foundation (TPF)!
“Change from Within”: 5 Questions for Paul Kronenberg, Co-Founder of kanthari in Kerala, South of India
Paul Kronenberg is the co-founder and co-director of kanthari, an immersive training program that equips participants who have overcome adversity with the techniques, methods, and ideas needed to start up and run effective, relevant social projects all over the world.
Shoshana Akabas Welcomes Refugees in New York through Her Family-Match Program, New Neighbors Clothing Partnership
I want to make sure New York remains a haven for refugees,” says Akabas. “So many people in New York want to help their new neighbors but don't know how. My initiative forges connections between New Yorkers that might not have otherwise met...
This sentiment of seeing what others overlook—or choose to ignore—is important to Angilello. Last year, Angilello lost his husband, Jim Rivett. In a eulogy written for Rivett by a dear friend...