A sustainable self-sufficiency cycle for the homeless population in Kensington suffering from food insecurity and beyond.
The problem of food insecurity of the homeless will be improved, while increasing level of the public hygiene, sense of community, and self-sufficiency extent of the homeless beyond basic survival needs.
Nexus Maximus V
The 2018 Challenge: "Improving Lives Through Healthy Communities" Teams will evaluate and seek innovation that supports the health and well-being of specific local community populations. The team’s project work will be supplemented with workshops on innovation, entrepreneurship, and content relevant to the theme, delivered by experts throughout the weekend.
Teams will also explore opportunities to leverage that data in meaningful ways that benefit and protect individuals and society. The team project work will be supplemented with workshops on innovation, entrepreneurship, and content relevant to the theme, delivered by experts.
Potential Areas of Exploration:
- Improving health care access
- Healthy community design
- New policies or business models to deliver sustainable value to the community
- Community diversity
Sustainability, Public welfare, Food security, Self-sufficiency, Nexus Maximus, Thomas Jefferson University
Industrial and Product Design | Medicine and Health Sciences
Kim, Nahye; Kim, Gahyun; Chester, Jasmyne; and Hay, Teagen, "A Bag for a Bag" (2018). Nexus Maximus. 29.