Troy Campbell from Stampede's Know, Like, Trust Podcast in the U.S. interviews Paksy Plackis-Cheng in Berlin, Germany about how she founded impactmania.
People have a really one-sided view of what's happening in the world. That breeds polarization. Plus, when they want to do something, they feel hopeless. They think, “I can't. What am I going to do?” They don't know there are people making a difference, let alone connecting with the people who are driving change.
For the last 5 years, impactmania has featured change makers in more than 30 countries. For media outlets who are plastering "We stand by you against racism" it is about time you reflect the world in your publications. For all of us: stop buying magazines that do not acknowledge you and your community.
For the new impactmania and UCSB program: Human Mind and Migration (HMM), we are featuring migrants who have been contributing cultural, social, and economic wealth and health to their adopted countries. The series Modern-Day Migrants in the Performing Arts explores [...]
The BC (Before Corona) times are not times we want to ‘go back’ to – they were not good enough for most of the people on the planet—and for the planet itself. It is time to reimagine and reinvent a Brave, Green, Inclusive, and Prosperous New World. And to put more of the creative, generous, and talented young people in the drivers' seats.
Two incidents of police brutality [Rodney King and George Floyd] resemble their nature of racism or racial bias. The only difference is that the LA Riots severely damaged K-Town in Los Angeles where many Korean businesses were targeted by the protesters, but the current protest has been spreading all over the U.S. expressing their anger of injustice and extreme racism.
COVID-19 is the first pandemic in history whereby technology and social media are being used on a massive scale to keep people safe, productive and connected while being physically apart. Access for all is a human right and will become vital for the future of telemedicine, digital education, and working from home.