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  • It’s Time to Talk: Ending Burnout in Movements for Social Change

    It’s Time to Talk: Ending Burnout in Movements for Social Change

    This article was originally published on the Huffington Post on Friday, April 25th, 2014. Please head there to read, Like or Share it:?It’s Time to Talk: Ending Burnout in Movements for Social Change | Huffington Post We cannot build a thriving future out of burnout and exhaustion. We cannot build a thriving future out of…

  • Dr. King’s Question To Today’s Social Movements

    Dr. King’s Question To Today’s Social Movements

    Dr. King’s words have been echoing through me for the last few days: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” There’s a prophetic, universal truth in those words that makes them so powerful — the truth that we are faced with a…

  • Adventures on America’s Got Talent – A Recap

    Adventures on America’s Got Talent – A Recap

    In case you missed it, here’s my 3 Penny Chorus and Orchestra on America’s Got Talent recap — the story of our New Haven-based chorus and orchestra’s wild ride on national reality TV the last four months. To all my friends and fellow musicians, the crew at AGT and everyone who followed and supported us,…

  • My LIVE NATIONAL TV debut at Radio City Music Hall! – 8/13 9pm ET on NBC

    My LIVE NATIONAL TV debut at Radio City Music Hall! – 8/13 9pm ET on NBC

    When my friend Colin called me to ask if I’d like to play percussion for a choir and orchestra spoof of Call Me Maybe with a bunch of other friends and fellow musicians from New Haven, of course I said yes. He then added that we’d be auditioning for the first round of America’s Got…

  • Nonviolence, Coherence and Building Social Movements

    Nonviolent action is more than a tactic, more than a strategy. It grows out of a way of seeing the world that is coherent with who we really are. It sees that at the heart of conflict are real people with goals and dreams and a desire to make a difference. It sees that the…

  • Nemo Photos

    Nemo Photos

    Photos taken the on Saturday, February 9th 2013, the morning after the cutely-named massive snowstorm “Nemo” in New Haven, CT. Click the image for a larger view. All photos: Justin Haaheim ?Leave a comment below or like/tweet/+1 to the left. Full gallery with a few more photos here.

  • Movement Building with Radiohead

    Movement Building with Radiohead

    In the last three weeks I’ve been in New Haven, Boston, New York, Newark, DC, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Manchester TN, Chicago, Tinley Park IL, Detroit, Philly, Montreal, Toronto, New York and New Haven. I supported 187 incredible volunteers who talked with over 2,200 people through all sorts of creative tactics. I got to introduce my whole…

  • Risking arrest to stop the Keystone XL pipeline

    Update on August 31st 2011, 8pm: I was arrested today with passionate supporters all around, alongside supportive and inspiring friends and colleagues, and was released from jail only to find a truly humbling outpouring of support from you all by email, phone and FB. Thank you. Please help me continue to spread the word. Friends,…