"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth." Muhammed Ali
We can live up to our potential as a nation and end mass incarceration.
The data is staggering. 1 in 14 American children has a parent behind bars:
An inside look at th @UN
climate change conference I will be attending to fight global warming: cor.bo/1YwRzcL
My family and @gayleking 's family volunteered yesterday at Sussex Avenue School in Newark and Eva's Village in Paterson. Eva's Village is an amazing nonprofit dedicated to fighting homelessness and poverty. From their shelters to addiction treatment to job training and placement, their programs mak
@gayleking really liked our Thanksgiving movie Creed. She walked out fired up and ready to go. And this was the moment I realized we should have gone to see The Peanuts Movie.
I spent this Thanksgivings morning at Sussex Avenue School in Newark. I enjoyed serving food to and with this great school community. I'm pictured here with many of the kids in front of a mural the created with local artists. Happy Thanksgiving to all.
"The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become." Robert Holden
Michael Skolnik, the 37-year-old New Yorker in the middle of Civil Rights 2.0. nyti.ms/1lzxMLN
Mass transit ridership is at an all-time high. We need to invest in the future.
60 yrs ago, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus and stood up against segregation.
Today we stand with those affected by AIDS and recognize the need for greater investment in prevention and treatment
created this powerful film on gratitude: cor.bo/1Yr201z
ICYMI: My mission of past 6 mos: Rewiring the Labor Market (Medium)
@tyram25 @OpptyatWork buff.ly/1SXLMcr
It costs us extra to ride around on crumbling roads. Our crumbling infrastructure demands greater investment.
We must change. According to @ChildrensDefender, "1 in 5 American children live in poverty." cor.bo/1Lrhb1x
Our children deserve so much more. We have more work to do. The US ranks second to last in childhood poverty rates:
A compelling video on why we need to end mass incarceration and the warehousing of our potential: cor.bo/1kLRcNh
"A handful of thugs with automatic weapons can never truly threaten a great nation like France. Only the wrong response can do that." - Jeremy Shapiro, Senior Fellow at @brookingsinst
The words on the base of the Statue of Liberty welcome the huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
Former NJ Gov. Kean and Senator @CoryBooker
brainstorming strategies to help ALICE #UnitedForALICE
Thanks 4 being here MT @PaulGrzellamycj
: At @UnitedWayNNJ
Public forum on ALICE, Cory & Gov Kean to speak. @Novartis