Empathy, respect, and compassion are spiritual qualities that guide Jaz’s daily experience. To live the Golden Rule, love your neighbor as yourself, is his compass, but he admits it is the hardest thing to do – and sometimes seems almost unattainable.
I am one of thousands of evacuees from the several devastating fires in Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino counties. Early Monday morning, my family – including husband, 93 year-old mom, cat – left our homes under mandatory evacuation.
Whenever there is injustice or suffering afflicting neighbors or a community it can be tempting to think, “I am just one person, the problem is so big – what can I possibly do to make a difference, to make it better?”
Angad Singh Padda recently graduated Summa Cum Laude (Highest Honors) from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. In his speech – which he gave extemporaneously – Padda implores his fellow graduates to take their passion and fix six of the world’s biggest problems.
Tenacity works with urban youth to enable post-secondary success through a combination of literacy, life skills development, family engagement, and fitness/tennis. InspiredtoGive.org interviewed the Founder and CEO, Ned Eames.