There are two parts to every journey: the inner reckoning, and the outer action it inspires. MELISSA FITZGERALD’s story is no exception. Her journey from a successful actor best known for her seven-year stint on THE WEST WING to a full-time role in the non-profit sector with JUSTICE FOR VETS speaks to the wild, unpredictable nature of uncovering one’s authentic path.

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Claiborne begins our talk by revealing his shift from supporting capital punishment to his slow change of heart and mind as he looked deeper into the stories of the death penalty. And in telling those stories in his book, he illuminates the critical difference in punitive versus restorative justice.

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The hometown of this week’s storyteller, RIM BAKIR, is Aleppo, Syria, 70% of which has been destroyed in the civil war that has been raging since 2012. What to me is a depressing headline, is to Rim a personal horror story

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Shane Claiborne is an author, activist, and founder of the intentional community The Simple Way. Shane is the trailblazer of the movement called New Monasticism, which supersedes a plain definition, but rises, like the phoenix in the garden mural surrounding The Simple Way community, as a radical rebirth of rich traditions in Christian practices.

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In the midst of those questions, I found Nikki Johnson-Huston. Meeting Nikki Johnson-Huston was akin to looking into a better future. In our time of heightened polarization and division, great currency resides with leaders who can deeply empathize with people on different sides of the race, religious, gender, or political spectrum.

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Most of you may have a passing knowledge of Wavy Gravy as the wild-eyed Hog Farmer serving "breakfast in bed to 400,000" at Woodstock or as the inspiration for a Ben & Jerry's flavor.

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AISHWARYA RANA, who manages programs for our friends at Mercy Corps Nepal, was able to secure an internet connection for us to talk about what she has seen as part of the Nepal Earthquake recovery.

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It's always a good week when we get to see our friend and inspiration Celina de Sola. We talked with Celina about the reality for children she works with in Central America.

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When we heard about Band Seed and Andrew Ockenden, we had to talk to him. A millennial looking to give back through music what music has given him? Sold. Andrew is the latest in our line of 2016 movement-makers: inspiring people all around us changing lives for the better.

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Molly Barker created a revolutionary, international movement that has transformed the lives of 1 million girls, and countless coaches, families, and communities in the process. You might have heard of it: Girls on the Run International.

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Meet Anna Lovind: writer, mentor of hungry creatives, and founder of The Creative Doer.

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Today we feature Ben Cohen, the "Ben" of Ben & Jerry's and recently the organizer of Stamp Stampede. Ben was kind enough to talk with us about his recent tour to encourage people to #getthemoneyoutofpolitics

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