BOOKS THAT HAVE HELPED ME

Lots of great reading lists circulating right now – these are some of the books that have helped me: “Between the World and Me” and “We Were Eig...

WHITE PRIVILEGE – Part 1

People have asked me a lot in the last week what I mean when I say that I benefit from white privilege. Part of understanding the current protests ove...

MY SPEECH ON SOME UNIQUE CHALLENGES FACED BY BLACK AMERICANS

  In May of 2018, I made this speech at the United State of Women conference in Los Angeles after which I introduced Patrisse Cullors.  Patrisse ...

DEFUND POLICE & PUT THE FUNDS INTO BLACK COMMUNITIES

In its call for a Week of Actions, today, The Movement for Black Lives is demanding divesting from the police and investing in Black communities. In s...

GEORGE FLOYD: A CENTURIES OLD HISTORY

My heart breaks for what’s happening, for the pain and grief and rage caused by George Floyd’s murder. And grief for his family. I beg peo...

STILL SHELTERING IN PLACE FOR THE LONG WEEKEND

I don’t understand some people. The guys armed with assault weapons in front of the state capitol in Lansing, Mi. The ones that broke the restau...

A NOTE FROM JANE

I have a new book coming out on September 8th, called “What Can I Do? My Path From Climate Despair to Action,” published by Penguin Press in the US and by HQ Stories in the UK. I love this book so much! It recounts how last fall I had an epiphany about the state of our planet that sent me to Washington DC and changed my life. I didn’t think that could happen—at my age—but it did and I’m not looking back. Everything I learned and what you need to know about the climate crisis is here from the mouths of experts and the too often unheard voices at the frontlines of the crisis, with stories and ideas that will change the way you think. It changed me. And what’s more, it gives clear ideas to answer your question: What Can I Do?