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 HERCULES Community Engagement Core and Stakeholder Advisory Board have adopted an Anti-Racism Commitment to guide us in our...
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...