Voices of Future Generations University

A just and lasting future is possible for almost everyone on earth. That is the legacy of Future Generations University, where participatory research leads to empowering community projects and new national policies. This is part one of a series exploring the policy impact of Future Generations University.

 

 

 

 

February, 2021 | By University Staff

Voices of Future Generations University

Future Generations researchers create a new model of conservation, benefiting people and their environment.

February, 2021 | By Staff
Voices of Future Generations University

After decades of civil war in Peru, Future Generations researchers help expand healthcare and establish trust in remote communities.

March, 2021 | By Staff
Voices of Future Generations University

Future Generations researchers explore non-timber forest products, helping farmers earn from their land without taking from it.

March, 2021 | By Staff
Voices of Future Generations University

After decades of civil war in Peru, Future Generations researchers help expand healthcare and establish trust in remote communities.

April, 2021 | By Staff
Voices of Future Generations University

Future Generations researchers pioneered a new approach to healthcare in Afghanistan, involving women, and dramatically improving outcomes.

April, 2021 | By Staff
Voices of Students

Future Generations helped Paul Ronk earn a living from his maple trees. Now he’s helping West Virginians reconnect to the land.

October, 2020 | Jesse Mintz

 

 

Dr. Naomi Bates joined Future Generations University to bridge the divide between science and communities. Now, she teaches students technical skills to spur community projects.

 

November, 2020 | By Jesse Mintz

 

Future Generations University helps Returning Peace Corp Veteran Bethany Lewis build sustainable local food systems in West Virginia.

 

November, 2020 | By Jesse Mintz
 

 

 

At Future Generations, faculty members are practitioners first. Anthony Flaccavento teachers bottom-up economics. He didn’t just write the book on community-driven change—he’s practiced it for decades.

 

September, 2020 | By Jesse Mintz

 

We cannot stop climate change or COVID-19—but we can use the crises we face to change our ways, improve our lives and better our communities.

 

August, 2020 | By Daniel C. Taylor

 

She came to Future Generations University to find a way to give back to her community. Today she heads Slow Food Sante Fe and advocates for food literacy. We spoke with this class of 2007 grad about her activism and how her work has changed since COVID-19.

 

September, 2020 | By Jesse Mintz
Voices of Future Generations

 

Future Generations is building a world-circling community to spur a decade of action for the Sustainable Development Goals. Storytelling is part of that strategy. Discover how the stories we tell shape the future we’re building.

 

September, 2020 | By Jesse Mintz

 

I trekked through the Bolivian rainforest for Songs of Adaptation, a Future Generations research project. This is what I saw.

 

 

 

August, 2019 | By Shane Palkovitz

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