Reader Spotlight: Georgi Goldstein
Work: Clinical social worker.
Proudest Achievement: Having the courage to change my career path.
Expectations for the Future: To have achieved a strong community that is organized and passionate to fight for climate change mitigation.
Favorite APP: Insight Timer, a free meditation app.
Favorite websites: Native-land.ca (a website and app mapping Indigenous territories, treaties and languages).
Local causes supported: Sunrise Naples (The Sunrise Movement), Climate Connections, Collier County Waterkeeper, Von Arx Wildlife Hospital at The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, SWFL RESET Center.
Most frequented healthy food restaurant: Cafe Nutrients.
Where I pick up my copy of Natural Awakenings: Gatherings at The Banyan Arts Social & Pleasure Club
How I invest in my community: Community organizing through Climate Connections (monthly gatherings for people who care about our environment to feel connected) and the Sunrise Movement (a youth-led movement to fight for climate change policy).
Favorite quote: "The monk glimpses the face of God not by scaling a peak in the Himalayas, but by sitting still in silence" - Pressfield
What I am doing to be the change I want to see in my community: Speaking up for what I believe in and trying to organize and gather to make Naples even better than it already is.