#IStandwiththe47Million Against Cutting SNAP

I'm not ashamed to admit that my family and I reaped the benefits of what used to be known as food stamps. My dad worked very hard to pull in what he could while my mom raised all five of us with all of the resources she could find. Eventually we moved past government aid …

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A Win for the Non-GMO Movement and My Ode to Whole Foods

The key to a tipping point in a movement is patience. You can't force things to happen no matter how badly you want it. Those of us who commit to an agenda with the intent of raising awareness and inciting change to the status quo have to learn to manage expectations and walk a fine …

Decisive Voting, Divisive Politics: What Was Won and What was Lost

A week ago our country came together to make some big decisions in a landmark election. The last couple of years have been rough for Americans. We faced unemployment, home foreclosures, mounting debt, and a rising uncertainty about our future. Young millennials are finding their options narrow upon graduation from college with fewer job opportunities and the …