Developing workforce pipelines through industry partnerships and tackling urban food insecurity.
The University of Georgia helps strengthen opportunities by partnering with local organizations.
- Partnering with the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to help develop leaders and support small businesses.
- Partnering with USDA to support community gardens and urban agriculture.
- Supporting native plants and sustainable landscaping for local partners.
Impact on the Atlanta Area
In the ever-growing metropolis of Atlanta, an invisible challenge persists for many residents — food insecurity. Defined as having limited or uncertain access to adequate, nutritious food, the reasons behind this challenge are complex and multifaceted. With dedicated efforts to address this pressing issue, the University of Georgia has boots on the ground offering a combination of education and community engagement, nourishing both bodies and communities in the process.