Reader Spotlight:Josephine DeVincenzi, Ed.D.
Work: retired educator of 38 years in Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York.
Proudest Achievement: Obtaining a doctorate in education to become the best educator possible and the best high school principal that I could be at the age of 35.
Expectations for the Future: Inspiring people to do their best in building a regenerative future for a healthy planet now.
Favorite APP: Climate Action Now.
Favorite websites: CarboCrewProject.org.
Local causes supported: Conservancy of SWFL volunteer as boardwalk naturalist; Audubon Corkscrew National Swamp volunteer; Unitarian Universalist (UUCGN) member.
Most frequented healthy food restaurant: True Food Kitchen.
Where you pick up your copy of Natural Awakenings: Digital version in my inbox—saves paper and transportation/energy distribution.
How I invest in my community: Volunteering and making daily choices to be a good neighbor and friend of the planet.
Favorite inspirational quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead
What I am doing to be the change I want to see in in the world: I’m a cofounder of the Carbon CREW (Carbon Reduction for Earth Wellbeing) Project and I lead CREWs of people to build Personal Climate Action Plans (PCAPs) to commit to the most impactful changes they can make using drawdown strategies.