About Us

The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships created to sustain  healthy communities by promoting food education and sovereignty,  good nutrition and physical fitness in West Philadelphia. AUNI’s activities are fully integrated into the University-Assisted Community School model. AUNI organizes school day, after school and summer learning opportunities for more than 10,000 students and their families at 20 public schools and community centers in Philadelphia. AUNI’s ecological approach to food and  nutrition education includes hands-on experiences for program participants to grow, cook, consume and sell healthy foods. AUNI has School Food Education programs, Youth Development programs, and an Adult & Senior Nutrition Program.

For more information about AUNI’s program models, contact the AUNI Director Katera Moore at 215-898-1600 or kymoore@sas.upenn.edu.

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Mission

The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania that engages, educates and empowers youth, university students, and community members to promote healthy lifestyles and build a just and sustainable food system.

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