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Help a village in Cameroon with a click

Okay, I’m kind of lying when I say “just a click.” Really it would be awesome if you could donate money! Even $5 would be a real help. But if you don’t have $5, please, at least forward this link. Let me tell you why!

Choose Love: Support DC subway ad efforts

Our friends at Rabbis for Human Rights – North America are raising funds to help bring their anti-hate ads to the DC Metro, now up in 20 NYC subway stations. (Shira actually resized the art for the DC series, which is how we heard about this campaign!) They write, As [Pamela] Geller’s racist ads have […]

For Barter or Worse: Please vote for my video about sharing!

One of my favorite sites, Shareable, is hosting a contest for stories about sharing. My submission to Share or Die is a 5-minute video about our experiences with sharing and bartering in Ithaca, through our business and through the groups Ithaca Freeskool and Share Tompkins. I hope you’ll watch my video and log-in to vote. […]

Two shoots to go, and we’re screening in less than a month!

Empowered is a film Shira’s been working on for months and months with our friend Suzanne McMannis, the producer. I just finished the site for it and am psyched that we’ll have a place to share all the photos and videos emerging from the production. It’s been really cool getting to know more about the […]

Press: Shira and Share Tompkins in Tompkins Weekly

On April 27th, McKenzie Jones-Rounds and I were invited to speak about Share Tompkins as part of the panel discussion following the community screening of the film The Economics of Happiness. The event was featured in an article by Eric Banford in the May 2-8 issue of Tompkins Weekly. You can read the full article […]

Video: Everything is OK

Thanks to my friend Caleb for sharing this with me on Facebook.

April 27: Shira Speaking on a Panel at The Economics of Happiness Screening

McKenzie Jones-Rounds and I will be talking about Share Tompkins during the panel portion of this event… Wednesday, April 27, 7-9:30pm Cinemapolis 120 E. Green St., Ithaca, NY RSVP on Facebook Sustainable Tompkins is hosting a community conversation on sustainable economy at Cinemapolis. They’ll be screening the Ithaca premiere of The Economics of Happiness – […]

Here Me Speak about Frac Attack at the Left Forum in NYC

On March 19th I’ll be speaking on a panel at the Left Forum in NYC about the artistic response to the threat of hydrofracking. In addition to showing clips from Frac Attack: Dawn of the Watershed, I’ll discuss Empowered a documentary and We Can’t Stop an eco-musical, the two films I’m working on now. Hope […]

Fun with Powerpoint – Share Tompkins Presentation at Ignite Ithaca

A few weeks ago, we were invited to do a 5-minute presentation about Share Tompkins at the first ever Ignite Ithaca. Check out the video below and watch some of the other awesome powerpoints on YouTube. IGNITE ITHACA is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have an idea and the guts to […]

Rabbity websites are on the way (for reals)

Shira and I are planning a new website that will replace this one – a shiny new redesign that will not only transition us from Movable Type to WordPress (finally!), but which will explain and show what we do much more effectively. I can’t tell you how incredibly out of date this site is. I […]

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