Starbucks Upstanders | The Disappearing Island

Bob Inglis represented the reddest state in the nation in Congress, denying climate change alongside his fellow Republicans. Watch to see his transformation from climate change denier to founder of RepublicEn.org, an organization that sparks dialogue in conservative communities about solutions to climate change that can work for them. (Editor)

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Starbucks Upstanders Ep 8 - Love for All in Utah

After hearing reports of staggeringly high suicide rates among LGBTQ youth in Utah, Stephanie Larsen recognized a dire need within her LDS community for support of LGBTQ youth who felt ostracized. She founded Encircle, a space with nightly events, support groups, and workshops that have sparked new conversations and a sense of belonging for LGBTQ youth in Provo, Utah. (Editor)


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Starbucks Upstanders Ep 9 - Saving Middletown

During the 2016 elections, Middletown became the epitome of “dying America.” Ami Vitori disagreed. A fourth-generation Middletonian, Ami and her family moved away from big city life to reestablish roots in a town on which many people had given up. Using her savings, she opened new businesses, supported local entrepreneurs, and worked to make downtown Middletown a community hub once again. (Starbucks | Second Shooter, Editor)

 

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Signs of Hope for Buffalo's Deaf Refugees

HIAS Deaf Refugee Program / Editor / Created for HIAS, a refugee resettlement agency, for their new program for Deaf refugees

2016 USO Volunteers of the Year

2016 USO Volunteers of the Year / Producer, Editor / Created for the USO Gala in Washington, D.C.

Dana Herz and Rasha Nahas perform "A Change is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke

1st Sgt. Melanie Scott - 2016 USO Soldier of the Year

Produced for the USO's 2016 annual gala | Producer, Editor

75 Years of USO Connections

The USO has been serving active military and veterans for 75 years. This video highlights the lives of one person from each major conflict since the USO's inception before WWII, and how the USO made a positive mark on their lives. Videographer / lead editor