Larry J. Galante is an aspiring social entrepreneur currently conducting research in the Philippines. He most recently worked at a high-growth start-up in New York City, and has a diverse background of experience including community development, social media management, non-profit coordination, and a bachelor's degree in Architecture. Through it all, he has been driven by a desire to make the world a better place. Connect and learn more at about.me/larryjgalante
I bring skills of community organizing, advocacy, writing, and passion for social capital.
LarryG wrote a new post, Irma shows us again, we need to talk about Climate Change 1 w
These past two weeks, we have seen monstrous, apocalyptic sized hurricanes ravage the southern U.S. Economists have estimated that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will have caused as much as $200 billion in […]
Today marks the official end of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) which has protected nearly 800,000 immigrants who arrived in this country as children. The program was started in 2012 d […]
Last night, NFL star Michael Bennett posted a profound and articulate letter on Twitter detailing his recent experience with police brutality. His letter was both frightening and infuriating as it goes t […]
On September 13th, the world will celebrate the 4th Annual Character Day, which aims to start a global conversation about the importance of developing and improving character. Last year, there were […]
Over the weekend, Hurricane Harvey dumped nearly 21 trillion gallons of water in Texas, making it the most extreme rainfall event in the continental United States in history. At least 18 people have been […]
Just before the weekend, President Trump issued his first presidential pardon in a storm of controversy. He pardoned Joe Arpaio, a county sheriff who served six terms in Phoenix, Arizona, and was known […]
LarryG wrote a new post, Victory over racial discrimination as Texas Voter ID law fails 1 m
For the fifth time, a federal judge has struck down a voter ID law in Texas which he says was drafted with the intent to discriminate against people of color. This law was originally passed in 2011 and […]
Over the weekend, an estimated 40,000 people gathered in Boston to protest against hate. They organized as a counter-protest to a “Free Speech” rally which drew about a dozen or so supporters. The r […]
LarryG wrote a new post, Bathroom Bill dies in Texas: Victory for Transgender Rights 1 m
Earlier this week, legislators in Texas let a controversial “Bathroom Bill” die during their summer session. The proposed bill would have required transgender people to use public bathrooms based on the […]
This past weekend, violence broke out with a clash of protesters in Charlottesville, VA. It all started Friday night when far-right, white nationalist protestors marched onto the University of Virginia […]
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