A Closer Look With Arthur Levitt: Will Steger (Audio)

January 27, 2017 — 9:08 AM CST Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, interviews polar explorer and environmental activist, Will Steger, on “A Closer Look With Arthur Levitt.” producer: Arthur Levitt +1-212-617-5560 or Running time 30:05 See the full article here.

We All Have a Climate Story to Tell

A nonprofit asks people to share their climate stories.   By Katie Siegner Harris: “Given the increasing imprint of climate change on our lives in recent years, we all are eyewitnesses and we all have a story to tell.” That’s Jothsna Harris, public engagement manager at Climate Generation, a Minnesota-based nonprofit. Harris: “And what we’ve […]

Climate change: in your daily cup

Thursday, December 1, 2016 By Ryan Brown I’ve always been drawn to coffee. Not necessarily to coffee the crop, or the beverage from which many of us get our daily caffeine, but to what happens specifically in any space where coffee is served. It could be a group of folks around a dinner table, or […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters, others see post-election volunteer bump

By Maja Beckstrom November 28, 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters usually sees a slowdown in November, but that wasn’t the case this year. More than 100 people called during the week after the Nov. 8 election to say they were interested in befriending a child, triple the usual volume. “We don’t know for sure why,” said […]

The Path to Climate Solutions

By Nicole Rom Executive Director Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy Today, we are living on the edge. “The edge” is one of Will Steger’s favorite expedition terms, as it refers to moments of great challenge and great potential breakthroughs. The edge is where growth, learning, and character-building occur. The challenge confronting us is clear: […]

Black Friday—the Minnesota-Nice Way

By Jahna Peloquin Published: November 2016 This weekend marks the biggest shopping day of the season, Black Friday. Over the years, stores have opened earlier and earlier each year to compete for sales, and two years ago, many stores began opening on Thanksgiving evening to capture extra dollars. A public backlash ensued, and last year, […]