Our Creative Response to the 9th Goal:

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

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Nonfiction in response to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sep 2018

For most of you currently reading this article on your web browser, it’s probably hard to imagine daily life without the Internet. According to the World Economic Forum, more than 50 million Wi-Fi networks are currently hosted in the United States.

By Ilana Arougheti 
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Fiction in response to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sep 2018

Nobody ever went to school during the winter or when it rained, because the building was rickety, and it let in all sorts of bad weather. For example, today: Shufen was sitting at home, helping Ma-ma clean house. She wanted to go to school, but ...

By Karen Wu
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Sep 2018

Back in 1992 when the first smartphone/flip phone was invented by IBM, people must have believed that the future was happening right at the moment. It must have been revolutionary for them, to know that they could communicate with people from miles...

By Grace Muresan
Nonfiction in response to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
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Around the United States, there are 326 Native American reservations. One of these reservations is home to the Navajo tribe, also known as the code talkers that greatly contributed to the American efforts during World War II...

By Kelsey Cashman
Nonfiction in response to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sep 2018
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Fiction in response to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sep 2018

dear diary,

i found a book yesterday, lying in the trash heap outside our village. it was unlike any other book i had ever read or seen. why anyone would throw it away, i could not imagine! the cover was...

By Caroline Sun
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Fiction in response to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sep 2018

The ninth goal of the United Nations Sustainable Development goals is to build infrastructure, promote industrialization and encourage innovation.  Government members and non-government organization members have been committed to...

By Georgia Bernbaum
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Poem in response to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sep 2018

I sleep in comfort because I have a great bed,

I go to a good school and learn facts that fill my head,

I drink clean water and eat what I desire,

What more could I want? Many will inquire.

By Grace Muresan
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Poem in response to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sep 2018

Dear World,

I’ve had a vision. A foresight into what lies in the future. There was once a time where we dreamed of flying cars, spaceships and intelligent robots, and those dreams are close to coming into...

By Mofe Akinyanmi
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Fiction in response to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sep 2018

Every day, I walk 8 miles for water. To the well for a bucket, and back home again. My legs ache until I can’t feel them, my mouth is so dry I can’t talk, and by the time I pass the fallen tree a mile from my home, I feel like I can’t walk any further. The pot of water I...

By Grace Muresan
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Nonfiction in response to Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Sep 2018

Infrastructure is an important component to a functioning society--according to the UN, good infrastructure can help people achieve social and economic success. However, the infrastructure we build must be efficient and built to meet people’s needs.

By Karen Wu

2018 Actions in Spotlight

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