Name of Engagement
Harrisonburg Rockingham Health Community Council
The Healthy Community Council (HCC) is a community coalition composed of stakeholders representing community agencies, universities and non-profit organizations in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Virginia. Based on recent U.S. Census data, there are approximately 120,000 residents in the community. The HCC has developed collaborative relationships with the four area colleges and universities, including JMU. This partnership-learning model benefits the community, faculty and students.
Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU
The council was established in 1996.
Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)
Primary Focus of Program
Community and Economic development
Areas of Engagement
Community Engagement, Engaged Learning