Activism My Way was founded in August 2012 as an effort to bring more awareness to the community about ways that individuals can get involved with their favorite causes and organizations. This blog features profiles of causes, organizations, individuals, and cities with many suggestions on how to get involved with those causes.
Ronda Bowen, founder of Activism My Way, is a firewalker, wife, activist, volunteer, mother, and community member. Some of her favorite organizations include CARE International, Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland, Habitat for Humanity, Doctors Without Borders, St. Jude’s, Stonewall Center, and Special Olympics. Some of her favorite causes include raising awareness about domestic violence, helping those living in poverty, animal rights, sustainability issues, social and economic justice, education, and education. She believes that every citizen has a responsibility to make life better for those in their communities. Her paper, “Much to Do About Suffering,” presented at the 2006 Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago, Illinois argues that societies have moral responsibility to prevent the suffering of their citizens. She is currently working on a book on the same topic.
Ronda Bowen studied social and political philosophy at the Ph.D. level at Michigan State University. She holds a Masters Degree in Philosophy from Northern Illinois University and a B.A. in Philosophy, Pre-Graduate Option, from California State University Chico. She is the Development and Fundraising Director of the 501(c)3 organization, JB Dondolo. JB Dondolo recently received recognition from the Dallas Chapter of the United Nations in the form of a Global Leadership Award for the work they’ve done toward SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation.
You can reach Ronda at RondaB@activismmyway.com.