MoveOn.org co-founder Joan Blades presents a video made for her new organization MomsRising.org, which works to advocate on behalf of motherhood and family issues.
Joan Blades is a co-founder of LivingRoomconversations.org, MomsRising.org and MoveOn.org. She recently co-authored The Custom-Fit Workplace: Choose When Where and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line, winner of a Nautilus book award. She also co-authored The Motherhood Manifesto, which won the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize. A mediator by training and inclination, she is also an entrepreneur and co-founder of Berkeley Systems-best known for the flying toaster screensaver and the game You Don't Know Jack. She is a nature lover, artist and true believer in the power of citizens and our need to rebuild respectful civil discourse while embracing our core shared values.