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October 6 - October 27, 2021
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Vani Desai

2021 People Eco Challenge - Oct 6 to Oct 27

"To be better human who can contribute in saving planet."

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 185 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    19
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    13
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    40
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    19
    public officials or leaders
    contacted

Vani's Actions

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Core Values

Do at Home

We may find more meaning and joy in life when our actions are aligned with our personal values. I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Find / Join A Sharing Economy

Do at Home

I will research tool libraries and other sharing economy organizations in my area and rent instead of buy next time I need something they offer.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn More and Advocate

Do at Home

Access to public transportation is a social justice issue! I will learn about the need for public transportation in my community and tell 1 friends or colleagues per day about the issue.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Advocate for Green Spaces

Do at Home

I will call or write 5 public officials per day to advocate for more green spaces around my town, particularly in neighborhoods that currently lack equitable access to green spaces.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn More about Food Apartheid

Do at Home

I will spend 5 minutes learning about food apartheid and find out how I can advocate for healthy and fresh food in my region.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Local Environmental Justice Concerns

Do at Home

I will spend 5 minutes researching environmental justice and environmental racism concerns in my region, who is affected by them, and local initiatives to address these concerns.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch a Documentary about Food Sovereignty

Do at Home

I will watch 1 documentary(ies) about food sovereignty: the right of local peoples to control their own food systems including markets, ecological resources, food cultures and production methods.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Donate to or Volunteer for Low-Income Solar Initiatives

Do at Home

Whether it's by donating or volunteering, I will research the benefits of low-income solar and find out how I can support low-income solar initiatives in my area.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Resilient Powergrids

Do at Home

A community can be brought to its knees without dependable power, often affecting the most vulnerable. I will write 2 letter(s) or email(s) per day to a public official or company to advocate for a more resilient power grid (e.g. microgrids, solar+storage).

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Learn About Trans, Femme, and Nonbinary Experiences

Do at Home

I will spend 2 minutes learning about the experiences of trans, femme, and/or nonbinary people.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Native Communities

Do at Home

I will use the resource links provided and spend 5 minutes learning about the native populations that lived in my area prior to colonization, and what I can do to support those that still exist.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Businesses Owned by People of Color

Do at Home

Racial inequity is both a sustainability and justice problem. I will support businesses owned by people of color in my community whenever I shop.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Research Voter Suppression

Do at Home

I will spend at least 1 minutes finding out what local laws, policies, and practices keep people from voting in my community.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Watch a Documentary about Racial Injustice

Do at Home

I will watch 1 documentary(ies) about systemic racism.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Offset for Climate Justice

Do at Home

Greenhouse gases found in old refrigerants are up to 10,900 times more potent than carbon dioxide. I will help eliminate these gases through the purchase of offset credits to ensure we all have a planet we can thrive on.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

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  • Vani Desai's avatar
    Vani Desai 10/18/2021 10:28 PM
    it's never late to join the challenge
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community Find / Join A Sharing Economy
    What are some of the barriers to sharing economies? What is your plan for supporting or creating one in your community?

    Vani Desai's avatar
    Vani Desai 10/18/2021 10:27 PM
    To be better at donations or volunteer hours