call for data refuge storytelling grant applications

The Data Refuge project, launched November 2016 in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania, seeks storytelling teams (link), artists, and journalists to contribute to and explore a national data storybank ( This living repository documents the many ways climate and environmental data lives in the world--how it connects people, places, and non-human species. 

All application materials are to be submitted via pdf by August 1, 2018 to The selection committee consists of the Michael Halpern (Union of Concerned Scientists), Patricia Kim (University of Pennsylvania), Christine Knapp (Office of Sustainability, Philadelphia), Tad Schurr (University of Pennsylvania), Denice Ross (New America), and Bethany Wiggin (University of Pennsylvania). 

If you are a storyteller, artist, or journalist, click through to: