Jessica

Jessica is a Los Angeles writer and blogger who has a passion for environmental advocacy and education. After acquiring a B.S. in Environmental Geography and English at Ohio University, she moved with her husband to San Diego where she worked as an Education Coordinator at a reputable non-profit organization. With years of experience under her belt in E.E., she began teaching Montessori to be able to reach children in a comfortable and impacting environment. She now is a writer and editor for Natural Child World Magazine and also volunteers her time for Green Lifestyle Film Festival. When she’s not working hard on her passions, she finds herself playing with her dog and cat, and being outdoor whenever possible: hiking, camping, and climbing.

One Track Heart: A Life Changing Film about a Life Changed

One Track Heart: A Life Changing Film about a Life Changed

“I’m going to see a film about Krishna Das.” “Bless you,” my husband chuckled. “No, “ I smiled at him, “it’s something about some guy who went to India.” I wasn’t too excited to be spending my Saturday night alone in LA in a movie theater, but it sounded interesting.  I didn’t really have a […]

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Standing up and Stepping up

Standing up and Stepping up

Communities come together to unite their voice Last Saturday, America came together to take a stand against genetically modified organisms (GMO’s). Cities all over the United States, and around the World, joined forces with the aid of community activism groups to let their voices be heard. As Far As Our Voice Can Reach Millions of […]

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POLAHS Green Festival – May 31, 2013

POLAHS Green Festival – May 31, 2013

Come on out to Port of Los Angeles High School’s, our 2nd Annual, Green Festival It’s student-run and interdisciplinary approach to environmental awareness, every Department is involved. This year’s motto is based on philosopher Immanuel Kant’s saying, that: The Actual Proves the Possible. They let these kids know that they are the forefront of change […]

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Natural Child

Natural Child

Everyone has had those moments where you are staring in the mirror thinking to yourself, or maybe even out loud, “Where am I going with my life?” Our paths are constantly taking us back and forth and my resume is a perfect example of this phenomenon. I began my professional career hell bent on being […]

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Responsible.Life.Style

Responsible.Life.Style

I love sustainable options. Not only does vegan clothing look and feel incredible, but it also makes me feel good when I wear it. As I have said before, I have occasionally found it difficult to find fashion forward, feminine, vegan clothing. When I learned about Ecocouture Clothing through Green LifeStyles Network, I immediately fell […]

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Reflections on Earth Day

Reflections on Earth Day

Growing up in New Jersey, outside of Philadelphia, Earth Day was always one of my favorite days. There were always community and school events to attend with fun things to keep children occupied and to spark a passion of sustainability. Now that I am living in Southern California, the entertaining things to do on and […]

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Special Earth Day EcoSalon Film: A Delicate Balance

Special Earth Day EcoSalon Film: A Delicate Balance

Come celebrate Earth Day, 2013 at the West Hollywood Library with a screening of “A Delicate Balance.” “A Delicate Balance” is a film that features candid interviews with some of the world’s leading experts on health and the environment, including researchers, doctors, nutritionists, cattle ranchers, environmentalists and politicians. This EcoSalon Film Series screening of “A […]

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April 2013 EcoSalon Film: Money Talks

April 2013 EcoSalon Film: Money Talks

Join us April 28 for this month’s EcoSalon Free Film Screening! This month we’re examining the healthcare system with Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety, by Holly Mosher and Cathallen Slatter-Moschkau. Following the screening, filmmaker Holly Mosher will host a Q&A with the audience.

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Foundation of Beauty

Foundation of Beauty

Growing up I never really wore makeup. My Mother is beautiful and always glowed with natural beauty. She never paid much mind to the need to make herself look better for someone else’s benefit, and shined with her own light of beauty from within. I grew up with a similar outlook on makeup and its […]

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Fashion for Goodness’ Sake

Fashion for Goodness’ Sake

In fashion, there has been a great deal of advancement with regards to animal-cruelty-free designs. For a while now, you’ve been able to go to stores and websites like Motive Company to purchase animal-friendly clothing. You can find T-shirts with catchy phrases like, “Cows don’t eat your children, you shouldn’t eat theirs either. Go Vegan!” […]

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