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.
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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.
Jess Dannery, Kenyon class of '22, works with The Center of Hope to serve people in Knox County and surrounding rural Ohio.
Theresa Carr '23 introduces United Way of Knox County's new online volunteer database.