The Community Engagement Core
The Community Engagement Core (CEC) collaborates with community partners using an exposome approach to seek environmental justice and improve health in the metro Atlanta area.
Guided by a commitment to anti-racism, we aim to:
By developing partnerships and building capacity among community members and scientists, the CEC aims to incorporate community concerns into the long-term research efforts of HERCULES investigators.
To achieve these aims, we use the following approaches:
Community Engagement Highlights
Read our Community Engagement Core publications here.
- Clarence “Shaheed” Dubois Community Grant Program highlighted in Emory’s Public Health Magazine
- Results of 2013/2014 Mini-Grant “Proctor Creek Watershed Watch: A Photovoice Project” presented at 2015 U.S. EPA Community Involvement Training Conference
- Proctor Creek Coalition January 2015 Meeting Updates
- Clarence “Shaheed” Dubois Community Grant Program
- CEC activities in the news!
- Atlanta Community Forum: Environment, Health and Action
Community Engagement Activities
The two communities that entered our Clarence Shaheed Dubois Exposome Roadshow and Community Grant Program in its inaugural year completed the 3 year program on March 31, 2020! Each community came...
The HERCULES Community Engagement Core, with guidance from the Stakeholder Advisory Board and HERCULES scientists, created the following infographic series about everyday chemicals found in our...
The HERCULES Community Engagement Core created an infographic series about everyday chemicals found in our exposomes. This infographic focuses on the common toxicants found in our...
The HERCULES Community Engagement Core, with guidance from the Stakeholder Advisory Board and HERCULES scientists , created the following infographic and 1-page plain-language summary of research...
1-page plain-language summary of research conducted by HERCULES scientists Kyle Steenland and Dana Barr and others about the relationship between OC pesticide exposure and neurological disease in...
1-page plain-language summary of research conducted by HERCULES scientists Lyndsey Darrow and Paige Tolbert about the relationship between air pollution and respiratory infections among...