JCTA is a collaboration among eight national organizations in the health, built environment and natural environment spaces aiming to spur their respective members to work together to achieve healthier, more equitable communities. The organizations (American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, American Public Health Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Landscape Architects,

NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries is tasked with monitoring our nation’s fisheries and keeping them sustainable.  For more than a decade, Fifth Estate has worked with several programs within NOAA Fisheries to bolster their efforts to communicate with fishermen, partner organizations, and other stakeholders through a range of communication initiatives and channels. These programs include the Marine Recreational
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) hired Fifth Estate Communications to build a toolkit that would help members explain the link between parks and community health — especially to to elected officials weighing funding priorities. In a time of tight budgets and community health problems on the rise, it’s crucial that communities understand the

American Institute of Architects

Whether at work, home, shopping, or out for an evening on the town, Americans spend the vast majority of their lives inside one building or another. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is committed to ensuring that our built environment contributes to the wellbeing of people and the planet through a series of sustainability initiatives.
A perplexing challenge has perennially vexed the urban forestry community: With all the benefits we know urban forests provide, what is the most important issue to talk about when we’re trying to draw broad audiences under the urban forest canopy? Four years of work by a national task force and the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition
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