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The WVU Center for Resilient Communities is a learning laboratory, a field station, an experimental space and a makeshop for action research and community transformation.

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FJL

Food Justice Lab

The FJL is an experimental space for research and action focused on challenging food system inequalities. Our action research connects anti-hunger activists, farmers, community development organizations, and civil society to fight food insecurities.

About the FJL

FSDL

Food System Development Lab

The FSDL serves as a catalyst to promote food system change by training leaders, launching enterprises and implementing food and agriculture projects with our community partners, particularly in coalfield communities.

About the FSDL

EJL

Environmental Justice Lab

The EJL is focused on wielding action partnerships to promote environmental justice initiatives. Our action research connects advocates, public health professionals and policy advocacy groups to understand the environmental crisis.

About the EJL

CEL

Community Economies Lab

The CEL draws on action research approaches to incubate the development of cooperative and community-centered enterprises. There are diverse economic experiments currently underway which seek to transform community life.

About the CEL

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LATEST News

Carolina Rascon received the Undergraduate Student Award for Excellence in Community Engagement

Read More: Carolina Rascon received the Undergraduate Student Award for Excellence in Community Engagement

Bradley Wilson honored with the 2022 Ethel and Gerry Heebink Award for Distinguished State Service

Read More: Bradley Wilson honored with the 2022 Ethel and Gerry Heebink Award for Distinguished State Service

Right to Food Day 2022

Read More: Right to Food Day 2022

Proposal for a West Virginia Office of Community Food Security

Read More: Proposal for a West Virginia Office of Community Food Security

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