Thousand Oaks, CAUSA 91360
November 13, 2012
My family and friends - especially the friends and colleagues I had in school while working towards my degree. Also, my personal belief that the world will not change for the better unless we set an example, and that it must be changed for future generations.
I would happily participate in anything that I am available for that helps out the community.
Humans are social creatures and need communities that function well in order to thrive. I feel that our society has largely turned its back on many elements of strong communities in favor of supporting the idea of "rugged American individualism" in recent history, and that it has hurt us. It is also important that diversity is seen as an important part of communities. I fear that there is still a large amount of antagonism towards non-belivers and would like to see that changed.
I am 30 years old and have lived here most of my life. I have a master's in urban planning, but can't find a job. I've been suffering from depression in recent years due to a failed relationship and dwindling social circle, among many other things.