Jess Dannery and Hadley Seymour share the story of Knox County resident, Mike Erow, on his founding of Computers for Kids, a way to distribute refurbished computers to children with developmental disabilities or chronic illness in Knox and Licking Counties, in partnerships with the Office of Green Initiatives.
The Center of Hope, located in Bladensburg, works to support the communities of central Ohio by providing affordable access to food for families and individuals in need.
Community Roots believes that sustainable agriculture and gardening practices are crucial for combating food insecurity and poverty. They achieve this through educational programs for elementary school children, formerly incarcerated individuals, and other community members interested in getting involved.
At Kenyon, engagement with the communities of Central Ohio takes many different forms. Starting in 2016, Sarah Jensen ‘18 worked with the Knox County justice system to pioneer a new way of participating in community life: the Knox County Juvenile Mental Health Court Mentoring Program.
Kenyon students explore the possibilities of sustainable farming with Professor Ruth Heindel and local Kenyon alumna Chrissie Laymon.