John Francis is running walking for Congress.

John's Ted Talk: Walk the earth…my 17-year vow of silence

John's story has inspired millions to treat each other with kindness and compassion, with care and concern for the well-being of the environment. Because "...how we treat each other, is really how we treat the environment."

Dr. John Francis

John Francis’ environmental work began in 1971, when he witnessed a tanker collision and oil spill in San Francisco Bay. It was then that he gave up the use of motorized vehicles and began to walk. He started walking because he felt partly responsible for the mess that washed up on the shore.

In 1991, for his work in raising environmental consciousness, John Francis known the world over as the Planetwalker, was appointed the United Nations Environment Program’s Goodwill Ambassador to the World’s Grassroots Communities. Along with six fellow Ambassadors who use their time, talents and energy to: Raise awareness of central environmental issues and work of UNEP, as well as developing their own projects in areas of environmental education.

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In The News

West Cape May Commissioner John Francis
In The News

West Cape May Commissioner John Francis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=70&v=OGAHfFSHS20&feature=emb_title A candidate for Congress in the Democratic Primary in CD2, West Cape May Commissioner John Francis spent time with...
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John Francis, Ph.D. Launches Campaign as a Democrat for US House of Representative District 2
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John Francis, Ph.D. Launches Campaign as a Democrat for US House of Representative District 2

Contact: (609) 435-0510 info@johnfrancisforcongress.com  (January 21, 2020) As a Representative for New Jersey’s 2nd District, my primary focus will be...
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John Francis Interview in Yes! Magazine
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John Francis Interview in Yes! Magazine

This is a an excerpt from John's interview featured by Yes! Magazine. Click here to read the full article. It...
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The Press of Atlantic City: John Francis
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The Press of Atlantic City: John Francis

West Wildwood Commissioner John Francis, 73, has a colorful and unusual biography, and he wrote about it in a book...
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New Jersey Globe: Planet Walker John Francis will seek 2nd district House seat
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New Jersey Globe: Planet Walker John Francis will seek 2nd district House seat

West Cape May Commissioner John Francis III says he will seek the Democratic nomination for Congress in New Jersey’s 2nd...
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Talks & Media

John’s Ted Talk: Walk the earth…my 17-year vow of silence
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John’s Ted Talk: Walk the earth…my 17-year vow of silence

For almost three decades, John Francis has been a planetwalker, traveling the globe by foot and sail with a message...
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