Urban GEMSCategory: Education
Description: The Urban GEMS app provides a platform for communication, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and business development. Urban GEMS participants are encouraged to hone their entrepreneurial and scientific skills to develop innovative solutions to complex societal problems such as hunger and violence. Youth will become enmeshed in new professional networks among local food industry professionals. As trained social justice advocates for a healthy food system, participants will add a youth voice and youthful energy to the larger community health transformation that is sorely needed in the community.