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"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." —John Quincy Adams

 

 

 

 

 

 

For fine art photographer Bryant Austin, discovering whales helped him discover himself Dances With Whales (November 2014)

For fine art photographer Bryant Austin, discovering whales helped him discover himself

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Entrepreneur Simon Griffiths is addressing the messy issue of global sanitation, one roll of toilet paper at a timeHe Who Gives a Crap (November 2014)

Social Entrepreneur Simon Griffiths is addressing the messy issue of global sanitation, one roll of toilet paper at a time

 

 

Hip meets the Wild West in Brooklyn. Hotel owner Lyon Porter, "the Urban Cowboy," proves that the trend towards more intimate travel experiences is continuing to spread around the world

The Wild Wild West (September 2014)

Hip meets the Wild West in Brooklyn. Hotel owner Lyon Porter, “the Urban Cowboy,” proves that the trend towards more intimate travel experiences is continuing to spread around the world

 

 

 

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Q&A with Ed Droste, singer, songwriter, and founder of the U.S.  indie rock band Grizzly BearIndie Traveler (August/September 2013)

Q&A with Ed Droste, singer, songwriter, and founder of the U.S.  indie rock band Grizzly Bear

 

 

 

Q&A with Jay Carroll, brand concept designer for Levi'sVintage Voyager (May/June 2012)

Q&A with Jay Carroll, brand concept designer for Levi’s

 

 

 

Nick Woodman, with the help of his merry band of UCSD friends, builds Go Pro, the world's fastest growing camera company The Best Ride of our Lives (Sept 2013)

Nick Woodman, with the help of his merry band of UCSD friends, builds Go Pro, the world’s fastest growing camera company

 

 

 

UCSD visual arts professor and architect Teddy Cruz mines Tijuana shantytowns to propose new options for affordable housing in the United StatesLearning from Tijuana (January 2009)

UCSD visual arts professor and architect Teddy Cruz mines Tijuana shantytowns to propose new options for affordable housing in the United States

 

 

 

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Most 18-year-olds in Australia are thinking about the beach or university, but good mates Babs Robertson and Stella Maynard are talking oats.Beach Bowls (Issue 3)

Most 18-year-olds in Australia are thinking about the beach or university, but good mates Babs Robertson and Stella Maynard are talking oats

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the East Bay environmental leaders who prove that individual choices and community efforts make a differenceFrom Micro to Macro (April 2011)

Meet the East Bay environmental leaders who prove that individual choices and community efforts make a difference

 

 

 

Melissa Joy Manning brings nature-inspired jewelry, non-Western tradition, and a cabinet of curiosities to BerkeleyRock Star (February 2011)

Melissa Joy Manning brings nature-inspired jewelry, non-Western tradition, and a cabinet of curiosities to Berkeley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A longtime activist explains why he decided to get involved with the Occupy movement in Oakland, CaliforniaQ&A with Allan Brill (Jan/Feb 2012)

A longtime activist explains why he decided to get involved with the Occupy movement in Oakland, California

 

 

 

People are getting back to groups—from hobby clubs to political protests—changing communities in the processThe Power of Strangers (Oct/Nov 2011)

People are getting back to groups—from hobby clubs to political protests—changing communities in the process

 

 

 

A sweeping neighborhood revitalization is paving a new future for Watts, Los AngelesA New Legacy for Watts (April/May 2010)

A sweeping neighborhood revitalization is paving a new future for Watts, Los Angeles