Para Mi Barrio aims to increase awareness on the current health of the Barrio Logan community, both virtually and physically through sustainable programs. The mission is to provide easy, digestible information for the Barrio Logan community, which can be used as fuel for the community’s activism.
SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
The City of El Cajon is home to a large Iraqi refugee population. The city faces high poverty rates and low-income levels compared to other cities in San Diego County. Unfortunately, there is very limited information, services, and resources on refugees in the city, and current methods of data collection fail to acknowledge people of middle eastern descent independently.
The “I’m Home, San Diego” project aims to reinforce current resources for low-income people suffering from mental health and homelessness in downtown San Diego through an easy-to-navigate point-based reward system.
Active transportation to school is highly associated to provide numerous physical and mental health benefits for children. Given the rising rate of obesity in children, waling, and cycling to school can provide their daily recommended dose of exercise.
Evaluating the Safe Routes to School transportation program in social vulnerable communities in San Diego County, California
Walking or biking to school is more than twice as common among students from low-income households than students from higher income households. Creating safe routes to school is one key mechanism to achieve social equity goals by providing safe opportunities to walk and bike regardless of a community’s socio-economic composition.
The exhibit consists of two parts: Metabolism of Cities Living Lab SDSU 4 SDGs “Leave No One Behind ” Exhibition & Libraries and Sustainability: Working Toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the SDSU Library.
This project explored socially vulnerable communities in San Diego County to evaluate the impacts of the Safe Routes 2 School program. Identified accident hot spot areas for future routing improvements, developed and designed: a SR2S web-based visualization tool for easy road safety monitoring and reporting, SR2S surveys, a virtual reality educational transit safety training game “KIDS 4 Safe Routes VR” for children ages 11 to 14 years old, and strengthened collaboration.
Date: June 27-30, 2022 | Location: Paris, France 19th International Conference, ICOST 2022. Participative urban health and healthy aging aging in the age of AI. Springer PRESENTATION and BOOK CHAPTER: “Social response to Covid-19 Smart Dashboard: Proposal for case study.” In: Aloulou, H., Abdulrazak, B.,… Read More »19th ICOST Conference