Through ucalgarycares Building Healthy Communities in New Orleans, students critically examine five social determinants of health (race, education, housing, food security and health services) and how they contribute to the vitality of community. Students get the opportunity to:
- Volunteer with various community organizations
- Experience southern culture through food and cultural activities
- Learn about the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the city
When: February 18-25, 2017
Where: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Examples of previous projects include: urban farming, rebuilding homes, school visits, visiting grassroots organization, composting, community meal preparation etc.