Amelia Onorato My niece Mia makes comics and writes graphic novels.

    GoBerry My niece Molly and her husband Alex make the best frozen yogurt in the world.

    Safina Center Making the case for life on earth.  I am proud to be a creative affiliate of this wonderful environmental organization headed by Carl Safina.

    Motherhood Out Loud MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD was performed Off-Broadway. I wrote the stepmother piece, “My Almost Family.”

    National Domestic Violence Hotline There is help here.

    Natural Resources Defense Council The Earth’s Best Defense. I traveled with NRDC to Laguna San Ignacio on the Baja Peninsula, to see the pristine winter home of Gray Whales, an area protected due to NRDC’s efforts.

    Phases of the Moon Because you want to know when it’s going to be full…

    Sea Education Association When I was 19 I went to sea and fell in love with whales.

    Surfrider Catch a wave, save a beach.

    Starr Ranch Sanctuary A 4000 acre preserve owned by the National Audubon Society, a place of conservation and environmental education, in the foothills of the Santa Ana mountains, a protected habitat to many species of wildlife-- including these barn owls.