"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."
-George Bernard Shaw, 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature
Relaying information is one thing; communication is another. At the Center for a Livable Future, we rely on many modes of communication to reach our many audiences. Through these activities, we convey information about the Center's expertise and engagement to those who want to learn more.
Our website is refreshed frequently with news of our own publications and publicity about us, as well as with information about the Center's events that feature notable luminaries and agency officials. Also available on our website are our diverse web tools and assets. Our associates' perspectives on environmental news and concerns are featured on the LivableFuture blog, and the breadth of our knowledge and involvement is represented in our social media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook, and our YouTube channel.
Our expertise is often highlighted in press conferences, interviews in the media, and letters and comments to public agencies and elected officials through our ongoing media relations activities. With increasing frequency, news organizations are turning to the Center's scientists and staff experts for comment on and interpretation of critical environmental issues.
For media inquiries, contact Natalie Wood-Wright.
For general communications-related inquiries, contact Chris Stevens.
Innovative Policy Provides Opportunity for Preventative Care
Hospitals and health insurers help Americans return to health once they become sick, but what if they could prevent illnesses instead of just treating them? A factsheet by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future shows how an innovative policy in the Farm Bill will allow hospitals and health insurers to increase prevention efforts by partnering with organizations to increase access to healthy food. Read More>>