community action

Middlebury College
This profile piece highlights and celebrates the personal and political accomplishments of community member Fran Putnam. It shows the power of community organizing and individual climate initiatives.
Planet Forward Assistant Editor
While visitors from around the world explore the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Citizens' Climate Lobby volunteer Julia Selker can be found canvassing for climate action.
The George Washington University
Pesquera Diamante, one of the leading companies in the fishing industry in Peru, saw an opportunity to help a community facing anemia and malnutrition. 
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
As the main transportation corridor for thousands in Syracuse, N.Y., the community has rallied around the bike lanes that run along Euclid Avenue.
The George Washington University
How a grass-roots, community-based organization is promoting sustainable tourism that seeks to preserve biodiversity and develop the local economy in the Usambara Mountains of Tanzania.
University of Mississippi Game Day Recycling Program
University of Mississippi Game Day Recycling Program
The University of Mississippi
Learn more about the community education initiative that encourages recycling while tailgating.
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Instead of letting Hurricane Sandy define the fate of the community, residents of Long Beach Island have since been able to rebuild and rethink their approach to sustainability. 
Blog by Gabe Salkin; Video by Leor Reef and Gabe Salkin
Blog by Gabe Salkin; Video by Leor Reef and Gabe Salkin
George Washington University
Solar can be hard to set up for one person alone, but DC residents are involving the whole community in light of falling prices and tax incentives.
Paso Robles Joint Unified School District
Imagine if every city, county, state, nation, stepped back and took another look at what was important. What if we focused on our kids, if we provided them a safe, clean, bright, healthy, low impact, sustainable place to learn and grow. If every... Read More