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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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"Appalachian Ghosts" opening in CRC gallery

Artist Raymond Thompson Jr. is opening his show "Appalachian Ghosts" in the galleries of the Center for Resilient Communities.

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First cohort of CLSA fellows announced

Six students have been selected for the first cohort of Community Leadership and Social Action Fellows.

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CRC partners receive $1.5 million ARC POWER award

The ARC recently awarded a $1.5 million award to Sprouting Farms, a key partner of the Center for Resilient Communities.

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From the ground up

A new center at WVU is working to address many of West Virginia’s most complex challenges.

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Thank you to the One Foundation.

The establishment of the WVU Center for Resilient Communities has been made possible through a long-term partnership with the One Foundation. The One Foundation partners with individuals and organizations to build and lead enterprises that regenerate community, the planet and self.

Learn more about our relationship with the One Foundation.

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Collaborative Action Labs

Ongoing projects at the Center for Resilient Communities

FoodJustice

Food Justice Lab

The Food Justice Lab is an experimental space for research and action focused on challenging food system inequalities.

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Food System Development Lab

The Food System Development Lab serves as a catalyst to promote food system change.

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Health Equity Lab

The Health Equity Lab is focused on wielding action research partnerships to promote equitable community health initiatives.

Foodlink

Community Mapping Lab

The Community Mapping Lab advances participatory mapping and data visualization projects that democratize access to knowledge and support community decision-making.

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