Social and Economic Needs

A portal to the research, teaching, and outreach programs at UK addressing the social and economic needs of Kentucky.

About Us

The Social and Economic Needs working group is committed to advancing a sustainability research and policy agenda organized around socio-economic dimensions of sustainability. Its current focus is on finding ways to make Kentucky's state and federal prisons more sustainable (energy, water, food and agriculture especially) and to develop green collar training opportunities for imprisoned offenders in their transit from incarceration to their reintegration into the community.

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