equity

A homeless encampment in Seattle from 2018. (David Lee/Flickr)

Seattle, WA
When I leave my apartment in the Chinatown neighborhood of Seattle I see lush green trees, the VA medical building sitting atop a hill, Mt. Rainer off in the distance, and a man with all of his possessions in a rundown van. 

An open-air market in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, features mounds of fresh vegetables and fruits. (Matthew Laird Acred/Flickr)

University of Mississippi
Mississippi is a contradiction of limited local food access in a state with deep agricultural roots. How can we solve this uniquely American problem, and what can we learn from other countries?
Planet Forward
Watch the 2018 Summit breakout session "The Power of Diversity in Moving the Planet Forward."

Atlanta's skyline from Piedmont Park. (Chris McClanahan/Creative Commons)

Jackson State University
Watson recounts his relationship with the environment, and interviews Jacqueline Patterson, director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice program, who aims to lay bare the civil rights facet of environmentalism.
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.
How Do We Ensure Equitable, Sustainable Cities?
How Do We Ensure Equitable, Sustainable Cities?
Planet Forward
When asked to describe in one word what they believed the biggest challenge was to creating these cities, two panelists answered money, one answered hope, another said participation, and the last responded with income inequality.
University of Florida
There is an immense level of vulnerability for the participants in urban, public markets.
Sewanee: University of the South
Human Health is the basis of urban sustainability. Mental stability is no exception.
Sewanee: University of the South
Homelessness. How can Urban Sustainability exist with part of the community living with out the stability of a home. Nashville Tennessee's Green Street Church of Christ has joined the growing national trend of tiny homes for the homeless.    
The George Washington University
In the very same neighborhood in Northeast D.C. where social workers hand out sterile needles to drug users once a week, RonDell Pooler is growing, producing and selling fresh produce to battle food access problems.

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