Cultivating Civic Ecotones for Food Justice
Gilbert, Melissa; Rusterholz, Stacey; Green, Jaymi (2019-04)
To educate students about access to healthy food, food production, and the prevalence of food insecurity, many higher education institutions have dedicated parcels of land to community gardens where students and local ...
Unearthing Franklinton's Potential: Cultivating a Vibrant Foodscape
Kaiser, Michelle; Stanich, Nicole (2019-04)
The authors will highlight some results of a three-year endeavor with Franklinton Farms to improve healthy food access through a neighborhood Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, strengthen community self-reliance, ...
The Ohio Interagency Forestry Team: Partnering to Enhance Resiliency through Shared Stewardship
Apsley, David; Dahl, Jamie (2019-04)
The Ohio Interagency Forestry Team was formed in 2008 to effectively address forest health issues. Founding team members included the U.S. Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Ohio Department of ...
Barbers and Beauticians Who Care: Continuing the Journey to Reduce Health Disparities
Fitzgerald, Elizabeth; Dawson, Deborah (2019-04)
Barbers and Beauticians Who Care is a signature event that focuses on the health of African-American adults who reside in the Near East Side of Columbus, Ohio. The program was initiated in 2016 through a grant from the ...
Enhancing Opportunities for Graduate and Professional Students to Engage in Community Outreach and Service
Fitzgerald, Elizabeth; Gallo, Maria (2019-04)
We will highlight opportunities for graduate and professional students from Ohio State and Ohio University to engage in community outreach and service learning in the Columbus-Athens Schweitzer Fellows Program.
Adventure Central: Partnering for a Sustainable Community
Arnett, Nate; Collie, Angela; Sheppard, Crystal (2019-04)
Adventure Central is a trusted, community-based, positive youth development partnership serving at-risk children and their parents in the west Dayton community for more than 15 years. This nationally recognized program has ...
Healthy Community Day
Stephens, Holly; Knight, Kim; Stewart, Lori (2019-04)
We will provide an overview of Community Health Day/Healthy Community Day which is the Medical Center's largest day of giving back. The day includes comprehensive, free screenings focusing on the community's areas of ...
Sustainable Village Water Systems Program for Tanzania
Kress, Marty (2019-04)
The Sustainable Village Water Systems (SVWS) program developed by the Global Water Institute (GWI) is designed to address the underlying and interrelated issues that contribute to extreme poverty: combining solar-powered ...