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Marcia G. Yerman is a writer, activist, artist and curator based in New York City. Her articles--profiles, interviews, reporting and essays--focus on women's issues, the environment, human rights, the arts and culture. Her writing has been published by the New York Times, Women News Network, Huffington Post, Ravishly, AlterNet, The Women's Media Center, and The Raw Story--among others.
Marcia ico-founded CultureID, a platform for those doing work in the cultural arena with political/social intent and content. It is archived at CultureID.org.
Having served as a consultant to non-profit organizations and the business sector, Marcia is active in the new media space, recognizing it as a force for building relationships to bring awareness to social justice issues.
State Senator Jeff Klein: Hero or Goat?
While the rest of the country is dealing with the daily breaking news of "Trumpland," New York State has its own political drama which is picking up steam.
It's all about Albany politics, specifically the State Senate. Eight elected Democrats have joined a group called the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC). Under the tutelage of State Senator Jeffrey Klein, they have formed a coalition with Republicans.
Love Thy Nature: From Film to Movement
The documentary "Love Thy Nature" has had nearly 300 screenings in theaters, universities, libraries, non-profit venues, and community centers around the world. It's building an educational movement to get people more in touch with nature.