Major Initiatives

Emory + Community

We're pleased to share a few examples of some of Emory's major initiatives with community partners.

Health and Well-Being

Urban Health Initiative

The Urban Health Initiative, founded in 2011, provides health education and advocacy, builds collaborative partnerships, and develops best-practice models with underserved communities and health care providers in metropolitan Atlanta to advance equity in health and well-being.

Learn more about the Urban Health Initiative

Social and Economic Mobility


The StartMicro Enterprise Accelerator Program (Start:ME), founded in 2013, is a free, intensive, 14-session business-training program for promising small businesses that provides entrepreneurs the tools and connections necessary to build and grow successful businesses.

Learn more about Start:ME

Arts, Science, and Cultural Enrichment

"Speak What Must Be Spoken" exhibit

With the theme of black art and activism, the "Speak What Must Be Spoken" exhibit emerged from the collaboration of Emory's Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory Libraries' Campus and Community Relations team, and Graduation Generation in Emory's Center for Civic and Community Engagement.

Learn more about the exhibit