Commemorating 100 Years Of Women Voting & As Journalists, A Newseum Event

We did it! In case you missed it, the event Joan Michelson and Green Connections Media produced and moderated last week at the Newseum celebrating 100 years of women voting – the centennial of the 19th Amendment – was a big hit!

100 Years of Women Voting – Lori Harrison-Kahan, Author “The Superwoman” on Journalist Miriam Michelson

As we commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, here is a glimpse into an untold part of the story: a woman journalist who supported the cause by keeping the movement in the headlines: Miriam Michelson, She also happens to be Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson’s great-great… Continue reading 100 Years of Women Voting – Lori Harrison-Kahan, Author “The Superwoman” on Journalist Miriam Michelson

Flint Water Safety – Nayyirah Shariff, Community Organizer, Activist

Every time you turn on your tap, think about what you’d have to do if you couldn’t use it – ever. That’s what daily life is still like in Flint, Michigan as a result of lead in the city’s water. The story may not be a top the national news these days, but the crisis… Continue reading Flint Water Safety – Nayyirah Shariff, Community Organizer, Activist

Leadership Tips from Author & Time Mag’s Jay Newton-Small!

How Women are Changing the Way America Works
Leadership – advancing your career – finding alternate paths to solutions – even peaceful policing strategies that work…
Listen to renowned journalist Jay Newton-Small of Time magazine and author of the best-selling book “Broad Influence: How Women are Changing the Way America Works” in this enlightening conversation with Green Connections host Joan Michelson – great stories too!

Center for American Progress

Where Are We Now? Six Takeaways From the Center for American Progress’ 10-Year Anniversary Event The Center for American Progress commemorated its 10-year anniversary with a day-long conference of A-list speakers whose discussions provided a snapshot of the progressive — aka Democratic — movement the past 10 years. It’s no surprise that the speaker/panelist list… Continue reading Center for American Progress

Jon Freedman: On the Importance of Water Reuse

Global Government Relations Leader for GE Water & Process Technologies, Freedman argues that water reuse is essential for the world’s future water security and to protect the environment. We live in a world where some one billion people in 43 countries inhabit areas that are chronically short of water.  Here in the United States, 36… Continue reading Jon Freedman: On the Importance of Water Reuse

Reinventing the Model for Solving Global Ills – Six Lessons from the Clinton Global Initiative 2012

How do we make solid, faster progress in solving the world’s most intractable problems? According to the Clinton Global Initiative the past few days, we have to (a) collaborate; (b) think holistically; (c) circumvent obstacles to progress (including the U.S. Congress); (d) design the most user-friendly way, (e) measure it, and (f) “address the strategic… Continue reading Reinventing the Model for Solving Global Ills – Six Lessons from the Clinton Global Initiative 2012

Assault On Women’s Reproductive Rights And Gender Equality At Rio+20

by Rebecca Lefton Rio +20, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, is renewing international conversations about how to simultaneously address poverty, protect the environment, and maintain balanced economic growth.  If progress is to be made, the agenda must reflect that achieving gender equality is intimately tied to achieving these other goals, as well as being… Continue reading Assault On Women’s Reproductive Rights And Gender Equality At Rio+20