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#Changemaker Of The Week
Working to End Gender-based Violence

Working to End Gender-based Violence

Even as a child growing up in Mtakuja II, Anthony Migeka was aware of gender inequality. At an early age, he saw that girls and women in most African communities were often disregarded and had far fewer privileges than men in almost every area of life. In thinking...

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Dancing with the Natural World

Dancing with the Natural World

Imagine dancing upon a beautiful, wooden dance deck that lives among a lush landscape of gardens and trails on a warm summer afternoon. The sun kisses your skin as you move across the floor and through the space exploring the connection between your body and the...

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Hope Floats on the Wings of a Butterfly

Hope Floats on the Wings of a Butterfly

Perhaps it was witnessing her mother’s commitment to environmental politics and the work she did for Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley’s Solar Committee in the 1970’s that inspired her. Or it might have been her own personal experience of saving a chrysalis - the hard...

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2021: Projects & Changemakers

2021: Projects & Changemakers

Dear Pollination Nation, As we approach the end of 2021, we’re taking a moment to pause as we look back on the work of the everyday heroes that we’ve had the honor to serve this year. Hundreds of inspiring individuals around the globe took action in making their ideas...

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Diane Callaway: Life is Delicious

Diane Callaway: Life is Delicious

Faith in the Unknown Inspires One Woman to Make Life More Delicious for All Faith is what it takes to follow your heart into unknown spaces hoping that you will find your way; Diane Callaway’s life is a beautiful illustration of what happens when you take that leap....

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A New Story for a Forgotten Animal

A New Story for a Forgotten Animal

When Tracey Glover was seven, she and her Dad surprisingly stumbled upon kittens in a flower nursery. The owner told them that they were welcome to take them and offhandedly commented that if they didn’t, they’d simply be put in bags with rocks and thrown into the...

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A Thank You from Our Hearts to Yours

A Thank You from Our Hearts to Yours

Each week, we choose a changemaker to feature whose actions and intentions are creating a kinder, more compassionate world.  This week, we want to flip the script.  Our changemaker of the week is you.  Without our friends and global neighbors, there would be no...

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Poetry on the Streets: Melanie Faranello

Poetry on the Streets: Melanie Faranello

“Set up on a street corner, at a bus stop, in a park with my Smith-Corona vintage blue typewriter, a jar of words, and some watercolor paints, I never know what to expect or who I will meet. Some approach Poetry on the Streets with trepidation; others dive right in;...

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It Takes a Village: Cecelia Rich

It Takes a Village: Cecelia Rich

A long career in social work gave Cecelia Rich a firsthand perspective on the many issues her community was facing: homelessness, food insecurity, opioid addiction, and disconnection, just to name a few. Realizing that nourishing food is a need that connects us all,...

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Pigs & Kids: Allie Gadziemski

Pigs & Kids: Allie Gadziemski

Allie Gadziemski is a homeschool mother of four sons, all of whom are vegan and passionate about introducing others to a compassionate lifestyle. Realizing the influence children can have on their families and friends, Allie wanted to create a special day camp...

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Seeds of responsible citizenship

Seeds of responsible citizenship

Active citizenship, community empowerment and volunteer experiences: how three Italian women are seeding the change and making responsible tourism bloom!The Pollination Project community is made of volunteer grassroots leaders who put their time and energy in service...

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