Building Healthy Communities 2017 (NOLA)

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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.