Jennifer Brenton Decoste connects people through pop-up learning opportunities.
I’ve always felt compelled to speak for the vulnerable — and for me, the most vulnerable are often the non-human: animals, who literally have no voice.
The rescued piano that’s a focal point in Hale Woolliam’s Green Bloc Community Modern life is funny. We can live side-by-side with our neighbours — at times separated by only a thin wall — and still not really know who’s on the other side. We say, “Hello,” and exchange pleasantries, but for many, this life is wrought with isolation….
In 2012, Michelle Obama said, “Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” As humans we yearn to make a difference, to leave our mark. And most of us know helping better others’ lives has positive impacts on our own — making us happier, more balanced, and instilling…