Community Initiatives

ZipCar

Zipcars are now available at Morehouse. For only $15, Morehouse students ages 18 and older, faculty, and staff can join the program and receive 24/7 access to Zipcars parked on campus. Users simply reserve online, access the vehicle with a “Zipcard” and drive. Daily and hourly rates available and the fee always include gas and insurance. For more information visit here.

Atlanta Beltline Environmental Justice Policy Meeting

Ebnezer Aka, Director of Urban Studies Program and M-WISE faculty member, participated in an unexpected activity in that he helped sponsor at Morehouse, through the support of M-WISE, an environmental justice citywide meeting focused on discussing the Atlanta Beltline project with aims to facilitate drafting the environmental justice policy for this project.

Urban Agriculture Research Center & Community Garden

Dr. Sinead Younge (Psychology, M-WISE faculty) developed a community garden located adjacent to Morehouse College. This garden will be given the title Urban Agriculture Research Center, and Dr. Younge will use this garden as part of her psychology research class activities.

Tie Collection Campaign for Haiti

This international community based project was initiated by Dr. Mona Ray (Economics, M-WISE faculty) and conducted by students. The ties were sent to Haiti where they get made into purses and dolls to sell globally. Next semester they will do a project on shoes.

Mini-grant submission for neighborhood projects in East Point, Georgia

A community garden development by Brown Middle School

Monthly Neighborhood Association Meetings (SWERT)