The Contemporary Relevance of Historic Black Land Loss
At the close of the Civil War, Black Americans owned very little farmland but began acquiring it at a rapid pace, so that by 1910, Black farmers owned more than 16 million acres. This, however, would be the peak of Black farmland ownership in the United S ...
Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size: Moving Away from Harmful Diet Culture Toward Self-Compassion
The diet industry in the United State is worth nearly $65 billion dollars and its success can be attributed to a 95% long-term failure rate. Weight management programs feed on insecurities that are perpetuated by societal norms of beauty and health. Diet ...
How COVID-19 Impacted Food Systems
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of our food supply system. While national-level responses to our food supply revealed a lot of weaknesses, the hyper-local response to feeding our communities demonstrated great strength in our mutual aid networ ...
An Identity in Crisis: The Impact of a Single Decision
What happens when one decision changes every aspect of your life and makes you question your core identities? Courtney Johnson, Chief Program and Education Officer, from the Ohio State University Office of Institutional Equity, will discuss some of the ch ...
Thoughts from the Director
The beginning of this year has brought with it so many incredible gifts and I can’t believe how quickly January has flown by. ...
Be Sure to Use Your Plan for Health This Year
don’t forget to use the Your Plan for Health website or the Virgin Pulse – YP4H app on your phone to track your points every day (or as often as you can). ...
Remember to Use Your Lifestyle Spending Account Funds
The new Lifestyle Spending Account benefit that is available in 2023 allows you to personalize your benefits and be reimbursed for eligible expenses that support overall health and well-being. ...
2022 OSU Extension Annual Conference Follow-up
Thank you again to all of our OSU Extension colleagues who attended the annual conference in early December. ...
February is United Black World Month
The Ohio State Student Life Center for Belonging and Social Change (formerly the Multicultural Center) annually commemorates Black History Month, known to the Ohio State community as United Black World Month. ...
Join Project DREAMS to help Elevate Youth Leadership and Racial Equity on Feb. 21
The mission of Project DREAMS is to create equitable schools through positive youth and community development. ...