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Melba Paula-Santos

BACSS21

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 207 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    2
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    15
    minutes
    being mindful
  • up to
    1
    neighbors
    met
  • up to
    1
    people
    helped
  • up to
    2
    public officials or leaders
    contacted

Melba's Actions

Justice for the Whole Community

Support A Sharing Economy

I will create or support a sharing economy with family, friends, and neighbors.

Completed
One-Time Action

Justice for the Whole Community

Pick Up Litter

I will pick up litter on my street and ask others to join me in taking care of our neighborhood.

Completed
One-Time Action

Peace Talks

Communicate Constructively

I will use the communication methods I read about this week to practice effective, compassionate, and nonviolent communication with someone I interact with regularly: my roommate, my parents, my co-work, my partner, my classmates, or my children.

Completed
One-Time Action

Peace Talks

Practice Listening

This week, I will practice intentionally listening to 1 people I disagree with or do not share common experience with.

Completed
One-Time Action

It's all connected

Meet My Neighbors

I will connect with my community by meeting 1 new neighbor(s) this week.

Completed
One-Time Action

It's all connected

LEARN ABOUT LOCAL ISSUES

I will find out what local sustainability issues are most urgent in my region, including both social and environmental justice concerns.

Completed
One-Time Action

It's all connected

PAY ATTENTION TO CURRENT EVENTS

I will watch or read the news each day this week with a specific focus on peace, justice, and/or sustainability issues and happenings.

Completed
One-Time Action

It's all connected

START A SYSTEMS JOURNAL

I will start a systems journal, capturing my thoughts, concerns and learning about peace, justice, and sustainability issues.

Completed
One-Time Action

It's all connected

RESEARCH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

I will learn what local organizations are working on peace, justice, and/or sustainability issues and how I can get involved.

Completed
One-Time Action

It's all connected

Use the Iceberg Activity to Practice Systems Thinking

Using the Iceberg Activity referenced on page 1, I will practice systems thinking with my group.

Completed
One-Time Action

Peace Talks

Share my Actions

I will make my environmental actions visible with a lawn sign or bumper sticker, or by posting to my social media networks.

Completed
One-Time Action

Peace Talks

Recognize Manipulative Communication Tactics

This week, I will spend 15 minutes learning more about gaslighting, tone policing, and/or microaggressions so that I can avoid them in my own communication.

Completed
One-Time Action

Peace Talks

Talk To Others

I will tell 1 people why peace, justice, and sustainability is important to me and what my vision for a sustainable world is.

Completed
One-Time Action

Peace Talks

Pick Up The Phone

I will make 1 phone call(s) this week to a public official or company to advocate for peaceful, just, and sustainable policies.

Completed
One-Time Action

Peace Talks

Write Letters or Emails

I will write 1 letter(s) or email(s) this week to a public official or company to advocate for sustainable, socially just, and/or peacemaking policies.

Completed
One-Time Action

It's all connected

Help Others

I will "expand my boundary of caring" by offering to help 1 person(s) who are in need this week.

Completed
One-Time Action

It's all connected

Watch a Documentary

I will spend 15 minutes watching a movie about a peace, justice, or sustainability issue I would like to know more about.

Completed
One-Time Action

It's all connected

Meditate

I will meditate or create a moment of silence for 15 minutes this week to reflect on the systems I am a part of and my role in them.

Completed
One-Time Action

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