The term “grassroots” originated from the world of agriculture, where it referred to the fundamental level of growth, starting from the very base of a plant, the roots. In today’s society, “grassroots” has evolved to signify a bottom-up, community-driven approach to initiating and promoting change. It represents the collective power of ordinary individuals coming together to address local issues and effect positive transformation. 

They emanate from the very people who reside within a community, reflecting their aspirations and desires for a better future. These movements are organic, propelled by individuals who recognize the potential for positive change and are willing to roll up their sleeves and take action. Whether it’s beautifying a neighborhood park, organizing food drives, or advocating for social justice, grassroots movements thrive on the passion and determination of local residents.


In today’s world, even in small cities, the prevalence of crime has become a concerning reality. It’s a stark reminder that, as a society, we’re at risk of losing touch with what truly matters: taking care of one another. The nonprofit sector, which plays a vital role in addressing issues like homelessness and crime, finds itself in a near state of crisis as these problems continue to grow. Now, more than ever, we need every generation and every community to come together and initiate positive change. It’s a collective call to action to rekindle the spirit of compassion, community, and cooperation, focusing on the values that bind us and working together to create a safer, more caring society for everyone.


From being coined the “Nonprofit Prophet” by Kevin Harrington, an original shark on the hit TV show “Shark Tank,” to my upcoming book releases, my journey is taking a global turn. Embarking on a 60-day, nearly 50-city journey, this October I will set out to share my transformative message and lend a helping hand in as many communities as I can. My mission to Change Lives and Save Lives resonates from coast to coast, providing anyone who joins a chance to hear my powerful message firsthand. Join me on the Nonprofit Prophet: Change Lives Save Lives Tour and become a catalyst for transformation in your community. More information on the Nonprofit section of my website!