There is just too much at stake. So much to lose, but so much to win. I’ve been engaged in politics now for over a decade. I’ve volunteered for my share of candidates and helped win some major victories.
I don’t want to spoil the ending to The Dark Night Rises, but I felt compelled to share my thoughts on the conclusion to the Batman trilogy.
Like many of you, I was fearful of going to see the movie after the horrific tragedy in Aurora, Colorado.
However, I ultimately decided to go to the ...
“As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”
- Nelson Mandela
As we celebrate Mandela Day and honor the legacy of a man who dared to dream of a different world, I would like to thank all those who stand at the crucible of American history.
UCLA is a place that profoundly changed my life.
It was a place that helped develop some of America’s greatest civic leaders and organizers and a place that personally transformed how I view myself and the world.
A place where I got to test my own personal biases and had the safety net to ...
“Mike, I was sentenced to die in prison.”
As hard as it was for me to fathom, these words were spoken to me by a young 16 year old boy that I met at Barry J. Nidorf Juvenile Hall, the largest juvenile detention facility in the northern hemisphere.
After spending five days in Washington, D.C. meeting with various members of Congress, I left feeling disheartened by our government’s inability to work together, yet empowered by the courageous acts of hundreds of thousands of people nationwide.
Walking through an airport recently, I saw the latest edition of Inc. Magazine with the cover story named “Six Ways to Save the World: A Practical Guide to Social Entrepreneurship.” Intrigued by the title, I bought the magazine and immediately began reading an article entitled, “Start a company. Change the world.”
With images of Bin Laden plastered all over the television, newspapers and social media outlets, I am conflicted on how I feel about the news of his death.
Like many other Americans, I was at the World Trade Center hours before two planes changed the course of history forever.
Six months ago, one of the worst tragedies in human history occurred on the impoverished country of Haiti. Six months ago, 230,000 to 300,000 people were killed in a magnitude-7 earthquake that left
Six months ago, one of the worst tragedies in human history occurred on the impoverished country ...