Various attempts I've made to make our world a better place: 

During a stint in grad school in late 2010, I held a speaker series introducing English students to working writers:

I requested mobility improvements prior to the construction of a new apartment complex on North Lamar in Austin in late 2020:

I had the City of Austin add no parking signs at the intersection of W. North Loop Blvd. and Chesterfield to protect the fire hydrant (in red) and traffic flow. 

I run a Tor relay to help make the Tor network faster, more robust against attacks, more stable in case of outages and safer for its users: