Thomas joined animal rights organizations and spent countless hours on the picket line -- all in the name of educating about animal protection and inspiring people to do what they can to alleviate animal cruelty.
Before I was invited to develop curriculum at the Academy of Art's (AAU) Multimedia Department and the University of San Francisco, I too believed that many young folks were apathetic, entitled and not in touch with reality. Boy, was I wrong.
After Nico was diagnosed with brain cancer last fall, he was worried that he wouldn't be able to celebrate Halloween, his favorite holiday. Thanks to a break in treatment, this caped crusader was given the all clear.
Amidst the ongoing health care debate in America, one doctor, out of Oakland, Calif. has a simple solution: just give it away. She decided to volunteer her services full-time, so patients don't have to pay for her services.
Amy Rosenthal's "17 Things I Made" video is so simple, so eloquent, that it has the undeniable power to inspire. She created a movement that brought folks together through her creativity and made me smile.