On My Soap Box
by Rana Goodman
Never underestimate the power of a grass roots movement, or as Dr. Margaret Mead once said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has."
Whitney Ranch is a Henderson neighborhood tucked away below the Whitney Mesa among a cluster of schools, recreation centers, a tiny park and several apartment complexes. Generally the residents go about their daily activities without much thought to the politics of the community.