community engagement

Learning Gardens, Community Engagement, & Sustainability -  This course will explore the concepts of sustainability, growing food, and personal connection to land/nature through community engagement with the PSU Learning Gardens Lab (LGL). This course focuses on community building, group discussion, and personal reflection and will involve working on projects that support the mission of LGL. In Spring Term 2021, this class will be offered fully remotely with a weekly optional time to meet in-person at LGL.  The optional LGL meeting will take place on Tuesdays from 1:30-3:30pm and synchronous Zoom meetings will be on Thursdays from 1:30-3:30pm. LGL is located in SE Portland at 6745 SE 60th Ave, Portland, OR 97206.

Health Professionals as Agents of Change (CHANGE AGENTS IN HEALTH) (AGENTS OF CHANGE IN HEALTH)

Do you ever wonder what health care will look like in 5 -15 years from now? What will your role be in effecting positive change? Although we will look to theory and research to help answer these and other questions related to the topic of change leadership in public health, we will also be asking “how do we apply these concepts in real world settings?” 

Learning Gardens, Community Engagement and Sustainability. Students will explore community food security through community engagement in learning garden programs.  Class time will focus on issues of community food security and ways to create food justice through community engagement and learning gardens.