Where’s the Shade?

As cities have gotten larger, trees and other urban greenery are many times seen as a box to check rather than an important component to community health. It’s no secret that summers have gotten longer and hotter; this is a direct result of human activity … read more.

The Natural World

What is the connection between our wellbeing and the natural world?

In our increasingly technological world, what are some ways we can bring more of the natural world into our lives?

Avery Burrows was born in Long Beach in 1951 and grew up in Seal Beach & … read more.

Why Unions Matter and How to Support Them

I hear it all the time. Statements like… “I guess unions were once good and helped people out, but they’re unnecessary today”, or “unions just protect workers who don’t want to work”, or “those union bosses just want your dues money, that’s all they care … read more.