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GIG SPARK: Ellen DeGeneres's Mom Betty Inspires Unconditional LOVE

Toan Lam | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Toan Lam

When Ellen publicly came out, her mom quickly became a visible ally to the LGBT community. Betty has continued to be a strong PFLAG mom for more than 15 years and is the spokeswoman for Care with Pride campaign, an initiative to educate and raise visibility on issues related to bullying.

GIG Spark: Why It's Important to Enjoy the Art Around Us

Toan Lam | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
Toan Lam

GIG Spark was developed to create compassion through the exercise of brainstorming, problem solving and experiencing the joy of using your power to help others.

GIG Spark: Get Out and Enjoy Nature

Toan Lam | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

I love social media, but I try to keep it balanced with exercise and of course going on walks along the water and being enveloped in the trees.

GIG Spark: Use Your Voice to Uplift Others, Guaranteed Smile

Toan Lam | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

Don't have the gift of song? Not to fret.

GIG Spark: One Thing You Must Do Daily For Your Mental And Spiritual Health

Toan Lam | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Toan Lam

In the spirit of being present while going to and fro, I want to introduce our latest GIG Spark. Melissa Cheng produced our latest GIG video. Her goal: to inspire you to be more conscious, present, and aware of the beauty that surrounds you.

GIG Spark: Spreading Peanut Butter Sandwiches

Toan Lam | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

We know that people (especially youth) care and want to do something good for others, but just don't know how. So why not teach compassion to kids and adults in your life?

Sweet Idea! Using Chocolate to Create Compassion

Toan Lam | Posted 04.28.2012 | Good News
Toan Lam


GIG SPARK: Using Technology and Storytelling to Inspire Youth

Toan Lam | Posted 01.15.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

I realized a desperate need for a program that combines technology, social good and storytelling. That's how "GIG Spark," a lesson on compassion, was born.