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22 – Rory Varrato: The Extinction Rebellion Calls For Action

Rory Varrato is a co-founder of the NYC chapter of the Extinction Rebellion. He, and his organization, recognize that we are quickly facing a point of no return with regard to humanity, our place on the planet, and Earth’s climate. It is a crisis. The current economic and political structures are failing and we have…

19 – Wei-Tai Kwok – Inspired To Do More

Wei-Tai Kwok went out to a movie with his wife. Little did he know that it would change his life. Inspired by the Oscar winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, Wei-Tai left the theater realizing that he had the ability, and the desire, to do more to make a difference in addressing a problem that was…

15 – Sara Goddard and Rye Sustainability Committee (FCWC Part 2 sort of)

Sara Goddard is a local activist residing in Rye, NY. She organized and led an effort to eliminate single use bags in her town, being instrumental in forming the Rye Sustainability Committee. Getting rid of plastic bags and drastically reducing paper bags is certainly an admirable accomplishment. What is even more remarkable is that way…

14 – Carolyn Cunningham and FCWC (Part 1)

Carolyn Cunningham Former Executive Director of The Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, FCWC, and a long time member, Carolyn has been instrumental in driving and coordinating conservation and environmental efforts throughout Westchester County. Now in her eighties, she is still actively involved and has a rich and deep understanding of challenges, issues, and successes of…

08 – Jill Kubit – Dear Tomorrow

Occasionally one meets a person, or discovers an organization that makes you see the world a little differently. Jill Kubit, and Dear Tomorrow, which she co-founded, fall into that category. To Jill, the future is about your family, your friends and children. She wants to ensure all the people dear to her heart have an…