As part of Social Media Week GameChangers will be hosting a workshop on Sunday, Sept 22, from 6 to 8 PM called That Time a Story Kicked Big Bad Data’s Ass. The theme is how stories give context to information (and how information, by itself, is a poor conduit of communication). The workshop will explore […]

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One of the most popular and engaging talks to come out of this year’s TED Global Conference is the one given by Ron Finley, “The Gangster Gardener” from South Central Los Angeles. If you haven’t already seen it, you can view it here. Totally worth seeing. We’ve connected with Ron through LA GreenGrounds, a group […]

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We met our friend Ron Finley in 2010 when we joined LA Green Grounds, a group he co-founded with three other skilled gardeners–Vanessa Vobis, Florence Nishida and Sachiko Speaks–to install edible gardens in the front yards of homes in South Central Los Angeles. Ron describes South Central as a “food desert,” where the prevalence of […]

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