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Group Description

Facing the Future is a Seattle-based national educational nonprofit organization whose mission is to engage students in learning by making academics relevant to their lives. We empower students to think critically, develop a global perspective, and participate in positive solutions for a sustainable future. Photos from our online community may be used for Facing the Future's publications, presentations, or website.

Contributed photos should express the following concepts/issues:

Biodiversity and Natural Resources
Natural landscapes, water, living organisms, energy sources, mining, fishing

Current Environmental Issues
Erosion, deforestation, pollution, energy use, waste and recycling, signs of climate change

Shopping, material goods, advertising, manufacturing

People (kids, families, elderly), populated urban areas

Quality of Life
Poverty, leisure, community gatherings, celebrations, community spaces, culture, traditions

Health care workers and facilities, people being vaccinated, exercise, people in poor health

Foods from around the world, markets, people cooking and eating, agriculture

Sustainable Solutions
Protests/rallies, voting, governance, government (buildings, meetings, officials), other solutions

Education (teachers and students), buildings (homes and schools), cities, landmarks

When adding a photo, please make sure that its permissions allow us to download and credit your work.

Thanks for sharing your talents!

Please note: You do not have to be a Flickr member to contribute. You can also email your photos to Please indicate “Photo Submission” as the subject and also include your full name in the body of the email so that we can attribute your work.

Group Rules

When you submit your photo(s), artwork, video(s) or other materials ("submissions"), you give us permission to republish your submission(s) royalty-free on our website, use them in presentations, and in any printed or digital publications, anywhere in the world. You also give us permission to change the size of your submission(s) and to crop your submissions(s) as we deem necessary for the particular use. We will always try to give credit to you either with the photograph or as listed in a photo credits section, or both; however, we may not always be able to do this. The copyright to your photo will always remain with you. When you submit your photo(s), artwork, video(s) or other materials, you are also affirming that you own the copyright and any necessary permissions have been obtained.

Additional Info

  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe, Moderate
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