Organized neighborhood (1500 )to rally against a proposed Walmart - We won!! We now have a Sunflower Market instead.
Stand up for something or fall for anything. Question authority and don't take "no" for an answer.
What Gives Me Hope
That people are inherently good and want to do the right thing. You reap what you sow. So be careful what you think.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Buy up land and keep it undeveloped. Require new home/building construction to use only energy-efficient/solar applications, which are often tax-deductible and have rebates. Not allow the older, well-built homes in neighborhoods to be razed by developers who only want more bang for the buck.
What/who changed my life and why
To Kill a Mockingbird was one such book/film. I was inspired, at an early age, by Atticus Finch and his children for standing up for their principles against all odds.