Dr. Janea Snyder, Ph.D

Host, Community Development Minute

Dr. Janea Snyder is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) in Health Education and Promotion for the School of Counseling, Human Performance and Rehabilitation. She completed her Ph.D. at Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas where she majored in Health Studies. Both her undergraduate and master's degrees were conferred at UA Little Rock. Dr. Snyder hosts Community Development Minute on KUAR, a one-minute educational program, which highlights the work of Community Development organizations like the University District Development Corporation (UDDC), which supports the UA Little Rock neighboring communities. She serves on the board of the UDDC.

Ways to Connect

Although there is a shortage of affordable rental housing in the United States, the low-income housing tax credit is one way the federal government tries to address the shortage. Do you know how it works?

Since 2009, the Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention (ArCOP), through its Growing Healthy Communities initiative, has helped communities like the University District in Little Rock reduce obesity and improve the health of their residents.