About the area: This site is through the Morgan-Scott Project, a 41-year-old organization which “develops activities, provides training, offers assistance, and give supports to help break the cycle of poverty and enable people to help themselves”.

For more information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deer_Lodge,_Tennessee

www.morganscottproject.org

About the area: Robbins has the highest unemployment rate in the state of Tennessee and has a The Habitat you work with the second oldest in the country. Most work is done in Scott and Morgan counties, making a 10-60 minute commute to worksites. “Appalachia Habitat for Humanity is a Christian partnership whose goal is to restore pride and stability into the community by building and financing quality affordable housing for low-income persons in Scott and Morgan Counties in Tennessee.”

For more information:

http://www.appalachia-habitat-for-humanity.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robbins,_Tennessee

 

Upper Cumberland

 11.5 hours away from SJU

About the area: The Cookeville Micropolitan Statistical Area, commonly known as the Upper Cumberland, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of three counties in central Tennessee, anchored by the city of Cookeville. As of the 2010 census, the Cookeville Micropolitan Area had a population of 106,042

For more information:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cookeville_micropolitan_area