Author Archives: sophiesokolov

5 Jokes: Shared Histories

Posted on behalf of Sophie Sokolov, Social Media Coordinator for Team North Shore Team North Shore only has five jokes. That’s one of them- saying that we only have five jokes. We repeat jokes that aren’t particularly funny over and … Continue reading

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On Finding Inspiration in Place

Posted on behalf of Abbie Goldberg, Video Coordinator for Team North Shore When I asked the incomparably visionary Henry Allen ‘why Gloucester’ I was expecting the usual answers: vibrant culture, peaceful community, beautiful ocean, but instead he said he visited … Continue reading

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A Bitter Reminder

Posted on behalf of Ariel Schwalb, Community Outreach Coordinator for Team North Shore Days ago, my North Shore team was conflicted. We had a true dilemma on our hands; we needed to leave Gloucester to start getting some important work … Continue reading

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Learning about Churches

Posted on behalf of Sophie Sokolov, Social Media for the North Shore Team Prior to this summer faith felt wholly separate from me and my life, an invisible  line separated  me from this other group of people who believed. I … Continue reading

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Strategy and Potatoes

Posted on behalf of Kelly Chen, Media Coordinator for the North Shore Team Some things I’ve done this summer don’t seem “strategic,” whatever that word means. And as green heads nipped at my skin, and mosquitos left itchy red spots, … Continue reading

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North Shore: Team Ravenclaw

Posted on behalf of Shreya Thatai, Team Leader for the North Shore Team The North Shore Team is many things. We are pancake makers. We are public harmonizers. We are the late night conversations about strategy. We are knitters. We … Continue reading

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It’s a Connected World

Posted on behalf of Ariel Schwalb, Community Outreach for the North Shore Team At the beginning of the summer I felt very conflicted by the location of many of the towns we planned on working with because of the 30-35 … Continue reading

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Shari Melto: Stories from the Great Marsh

Posted on behalf of Abbie Goldberg, Video Coordinator for the North Shore Team Last week we had the pleasure of spending the morning with the lovely and unequivocally well-read Shari Melto. I embark on this paragraph knowing full well that … Continue reading

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On Beans and Hearts

Posted on behalf of Sophie Sokolov, Social Media Coordinator for Team North Shore Last night, we burned chickpeas. They were boiling in a pot of water, completely submerged, but somehow, they burned. I’m not sure it’s ever happened before in … Continue reading

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Embodying Nonviolence through Language

Posted on behalf of Abbie Goldberg, Video Coordinator for the North Shore Team “We’re here to fight the good fight and combat climate change one battle at a time”. This isn’t something I’ve said, not exactly, but I can imagine … Continue reading

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