Green Writer and Advocate Helps Twentysomethings Transform Everyday Activities Into World-Changing Events
New Orleans. Darfur. Iraq. The events of the last decade clearly show that Generation Y is inheriting the earth at a critical juncture. From global warming to poverty to disease, the list of challenges we face today seems to grow faster than we can track.
Although twentysomethings are faced with environmental and humanitarian issues on a scope never seen before, the timing is perfect to take action and make a difference! Environmental advocate Libuse Binder introduces Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties (Nov. 2009; $14.99 U.S), an inspiring collection of new ideas, resources and innovative twists on proven strategies that will help millenials tackle today’s toughest issues.
Aimed at twentysomethings interested in making a difference, Ten Ways will tap into the potential of this energetic, influential generation of leaders by proving that every action, big and small, makes a difference.
The goal of each chapter is to help educate readers about a given issue or method, provide resources and creative solutions, and explore the effects of these solutions through the examples of their twentysomething peers already making a difference. Ten Ways features easy-to-digest content that will encourage aspiring activists to make a difference by:
- Digging into what they love
- Volunteering in ways big and small
- Leading an eco-active lifestyle
- Turning their passion into a vocation
- Supporting political actions that reflect their values
- And much more
Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties helps readers find where their passions, abilities and intentions meet. From there, it’s simply a matter of doing what comes naturally to make the world a better place.
About the Author:
Libuse Binder’s work has appeared in Earth911, Weekly Way, Fit Yoga, and Worldchanging. Formerly in film production in Los Angeles and a middle school English teacher in New York, she is now focused on energizing the newest generation of adults for a life of engagement in the social and environmental issues that matter most.
Her passions include the environment, sustainable living, volunteerism, public policy, and social networking technology.
Libuse currently lives in Seattle with her husband, where they enjoy exploring the natural beauty that surrounds them.