Poverty and Socioeconomic Status

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Poverty and Socioeconomic Status

Poverty impacts the ability to access needed resources as well as the function of communities. Community Psychologists realize that low-resource communities are vulnerable to decreases in mental health and wellness.

The Southeast Equine Research and Education Partnership

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The Southeast Equine Research and Education Partnership (SEREP) is an interdisciplinary, interinstitutional, community-university collaborative. The long-term goal is to build on the organically grown local equine ecosystem to bring community, economic, and workforce development to a rural region in the southeastern United States.

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How Keeping Up With the Joneses (or at least living next door) Can Be Good for Your Health

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Can the income-level of the people we share our neighborhoods with affect our health? Does the income-level of our neighbors shape how we perceive our own social status?

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