Interview: The Phil Cowan Show (Third Time)

Yesterday morning I did my third interview on The Phil Cowan Show with my friend, Katy Grimes. We talked about: — Why I started my advocacy group, Land Park Society — What I have seen on my police ride alongs and how it is the exact opposite of what we’re being told...

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We Should All be Nimbys

In a recent interview I talked about how people use the word NIMBY (which stands for "not in my backyard") to shame people who take a stand for their community, but if you’re doing the same in a low income neighborhood, you’re called a hero. If someone wants a safe...

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Interview: The Phil Cowan Show (Second Time)

This morning I did an interview on The Phil Cowan Show. It was my second time on the show with guest host, Katy Grimes. I spoke about the following: - How and why I started my advocacy group, Land Park Society. - What me and my group have documented in the last almost...

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My Letter to the Mayor

Last October, I wrote an email to the Mayor of Sacramento, Darrell Steinberg, which I was asked to share publicly and with the media by many who had read it. Because the Mayor had responded within thirty minutes of receiving my email, requesting a private meeting, I...

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You Can Do Anything

No matter how much I’ve accomplished in the past, I always seem to forget what I’ve done, and what I’m capable of. Maybe it’s because I’m always looking to the next thing, which can be good and bad. But last week I received an email from a colleague, which listed what...

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Art for California Wildfire Victims

I’m a native Californian, living in Sacramento, 90 miles from The Camp Fire, which has killed multiple people and completely wiped out the city of Paradise. Northern California is covered in a thick blanket of smoke, and as we see the images of the devastation, we all...

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It Should Hurt Like Hell

July 17th is my late sister’s birthday. And this year it hit me really hard; I had some very bad days leading up to it. A friend of mine sent me an email the day of saying, “Wish the pain would go away.” He is one of the most decent and thoughtful people I know. And...

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My First Police Ride Along

When I started my advocacy work in my neighborhood, the police captain at the time suggested I go on a few police ride alongs (RALs). So this past February, I had the opportunity to go on my first one. I was allowed to choose the officer I wanted to ride with; I chose...

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Interview: The Business of Authority Podcast

I was so flattered to be a guest on the podcast, The Business of Authority with Jonathan Stark and Rochelle Moulton, known for interviews on how to make a living while making a difference. The first half of the interview I talk about how to get media attention and...

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Interview: The Phil Cowan Show

Today I was interviewed by my friend and neighbor, Katy Grimes, who was guest hosting for Phil Cowan on his show. I talked about why I created my advocacy group, Land Park Society, and how our efforts started to work in 24 hours. Katy is an amazing journalist and...

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