Planet Forward Storyfest 2017 Entries

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(Alexandrea Rager)

Colorado State University
A card system in which areas devoid of proper access to clean water are given a second chance and local people are provided more than just a job; there is a way to change the lives of children and families in poverty.

(Chrispopovic/Creative Commons)

SUNY-ESF
The best example of sustainability in action I know is the social network that is the bicycling community in my hometown of Pittsburgh.

(Margaret Luzier / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
This article presents the issue of high blood lead levels within an impoverished community and offers an innovative solution for cleaning the water.
Northeastern University
On January 21, 2017, marchers came together for the Women's March, both in Washington and around the world, to march for women's rights, civil rights, worker's rights, and environmental justice.
Roof to Table | 360° Video Experience
Roof to Table | 360° Video Experience
The George Washington University
Roof to Table takes it to the next level. Literally. Not just one, but a few levels up: to the roof. All it takes is a smartphone — and the YouTube app.
Dr. William Powell works to restore the American chestnut
Dr. William Powell works to restore the American chestnut
SUNY ESF
Dr. William Powell of the SUNY College of Environment Science and Forestry is using genetic modification to restore what was once one of America's most valued natural resources. 
Society has perceptions of scientists; white lab coats, sitting in their labs, conducting research separate from the public realm. Yet, there is a human dimension to science.
Dupont Circle Fountain

The Dupont Circle Fountain is a lively D.C. attraction and the center of a popular WalkUP. (Creative Commons)

George Washington University
Whether you’ve narrowly avoided an aggressive driver, or have only experienced L.A.'s traffic jams through “La La Land’s” opening musical number, just hearing the words driving and city in the same sentence can drive you crazy.
DC Greens goal of changing people's lives
DC Greens goal of changing people's lives
GWU
The goals of DC Greens aims to make fresh and healthy food accessible and affordable to all!
George Washington University
Local startups Handy Bikes DC and Aurora Smart Technologies are striving to address safety concerns and innovate cycling in the district.

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