2030, Inc. is working to achieve a dramatic reduction in fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by changing the way cities, communities, and buildings are renovated, planned, designed, and built.
Connect the Dots was a one-day event organized by 350.org that continues to have an impact in raising awareness. In the United States, in the months that followed, western wildfires, drought in the Midwest, and Hurricane Sandy along the east coast brought the impact of severe weather closer to home for millions of Americans.
"The purpose of the Abraham Path is to connect the human family, step by step," said William Ury, founder and board chair of the Abraham Path Initiative. "It connects people through a common story, a common meeting place, and a common experience of walking together."
"Our mission, quite ambitiously," said Executive Director Peter O'Driscoll, "is to end poverty." What separates ActionAid from other international nonprofits with the same focus, however, is its approach: mobilizing impoverished people around a sustainable solution to global poverty.
In a time of decreased government funding for human services and increased need, nonprofit organizations are seeking new strategies for making systemic change in the communities they serve.