Peter's goal for his blog is to inspire readers to be active participants in creating a positive future for our society. He will do so by sharing the stories and motivations behind his socially conscious music, as well as offering his thoughts on challenging issues that face us as global citizens.
The first entry will debut on the Utne Blog section of their site today. Peter’s premiere entry details why he’s decided to write for Utne and that he hopes to make an impact on others, even if it’s in the most microscopic of ways.
The name, "Change Our Story," stems from Peter's social network of the same name. ChangeOurStory.com is a forum that evokes thought and conversation amongst its members. The main thrust is that changing our fearful perspective on past experiences will allow us to choose what happens in our future. In other words, by changing our outlook, we take back our power as society and can creatively chart our course into the future.
You can learn more about Peter at www.peterbuffett.com and more about “Change Our Story” at www.changeourstory.com.
ABOUT PETER BUFFETT
Peter Buffett is an Emmy Award-winning composer, musician, author and philanthropist. As Co-chair of the NoVo Foundation with his wife, Jennifer, he has become a well-known activist for social concerns. Socially conscious music collaborations by Buffett include “Blood Into Gold,” featuring Grammy-nominated artist Akon and “A Song for Everyone” featuring Grammy-winning artist, Angelique Kidjo. Buffett is currently performing his “Life is What You Make It: A Concert & Conversation with Peter Buffett” series around the world to support his New York Times best-selling book, Life Is What You Make It (Random House/Harmony Books). The book has sold over a half million copies worldwide and has been translated in over fifteen languages. Learn more at www.peterbuffett.com
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