Name of Engagement

Empowerment3 - Center for Physical Activity and Wellness for Underserved Youth

Contact Information

Tom Moran, Director of Empowerment3 - The Center for Physical Activity and Wellness for Underserved Youth

Contact Details

morante@jmu.edu

Description

Based in Harrisonburg, VA, Empowerment 3 is a center designed to provide a strong connection between education, research, and service for underserved youth and break down the barriers inhibiting their success and overall wellness, both as individuals and members of society. Its mission is to empower and equip underserved youth, their parents, college students (as future professionals) and community organizations to influence positive change in the immediate and future communities. Our academic center is dedicated to providing high quality programming, research, and education to impact a highly underserved population: Individuals with Disabilities.

Web Presence

http://empowerment3.jmu.edu/index.html

Involvement

Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Primary Focus of Program

Children, Youth, and Family

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Program

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