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Lunch and Learn: Environmental Health and Justice: Example of a University-Community Partnership and Learning platform in Eastern Coastal NC


Speakers: Sumedha Ariely, Robert Fuller, Diana Silimperi, Nick Haddad and Advika Kumar

This Lunch & Learn will describe one example of a University-Community partnership created by Duke faculty Sumi Ariely and Diana Silimperi, and built through sustained collaboration with students and partners in Pamlico County, NC. The team, featuring students Nick Haddad and Advika Kumar, Pamlico Partner Bob Fuller, and Diana and Sumi will share insights on the on-going development, methods and outcomes of their collaborative work around environmental health. Challenges, lessons learned, and next steps will be discussed, engaging the audience in a rich discussion to understand how such partnerships can be created and sustained ethically and efficiently.


Civic Engagement/Social Action, Diversity/Inclusion, Ethics, Free Food and Beverages, Human Rights, Humanities, Lecture/Talk, Multicultural/Identity, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Sustainability, United States Focus, Volunteer/Community Service