When she first opened Grassroots Oasis, Sullivan had wanted to provide an affordable space to do political organizing and offer cultural events.Read More
North Park resident Veronica Mays is on a mission — to change the stigma surrounding mental illness and bring hope to those who live with mental disorders. Her concerts do more than fill the room with high energy and rock ‘n’ roll sounds; they bring a message of compassion and triumph.Read More
By Joyell Nevins
In “The Sound of Music,” the nanny Maria sings about “My Favorite Things” as a way to keep her and the children’s spirits up during a storm. North Park resident Kirsten Blakeman has taken her “favorite things” and combined them to found a local nonprofit with a national impact.
Rescue Run Club is both an apparel brand to benefit shelters such as the San Diego Humane Society and a meet-up group connecting joggers and shelter animals. Its mission is to promote dog adoptions and active lifestyles.Read More
How a local woman’s clothing line also helps save sea turtles By Ken Williams | Editor Yoga and sea turtles are two passions of Larissa Miller, an entrepreneur born and raised in Normal Heights. Her start-up company, Pi Yoga Pants, is a clothing line that donates a portion of its net profits toward sea turtles and ocean conservation efforts in Bali and around the world.Read More