Research ReportsDeveloping and Implementing In-Person and Virtual SoilSHOPs in Atlanta, Georgia, as a Community-Engaged Approach to Screen and Prevent Soil Lead ExposureSaikawa, Eri PhD; Lebow-Skelley, Erin MPH, BA; Hernandez, Rosario MA; Flack-Walker, Faith MPH, BA; Bing, Leann BS; Hunter, Candis M. PhD, MSPH, BS Author Information Department of Environmental Sciences (Dr Saikawa), Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health (Dr Saikawa), and HERCULES Exposome Research Center (Dr Saikawa and Ms Lebow-Skelley), Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Historic Westside Gardens, Atlanta, Georgia (Ms Hernandez); Georgia Department of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia (Ms Flack-Walker); Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, Georgia (Ms Bing); and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia (Dr Hunter). Correspondence: Eri Saikawa, PhD, Department of Environmental Sciences, Emory University, 400 Dowman Dr, Math and Science Center 5th Floor, E512, Atlanta, GA30322 ([email protected]). Most importantly, we would like to thank the community members and gardeners of the Westside of Atlanta, especially those with Historic Westside Gardens. We would also like to thank the HERCULES Exposome Research Center (P30ES019776) for funding and for helping create the partnership between researchers and community members for this work. We would also like to thank the EPA STAR grant (84019801) for allowing us to continue our work in the Westside and making sure that the children are safe. Finally, we would like to acknowledge the EPA Region 4, specifically Tim Frederick and Sydney Chan, for providing instrumentation, invaluable advice, and support throughout the entire project. The findings and conclusions in this article are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Environmental Protection Agency, or the Georgia Department of Public Health. The authors declare no conflicts of interest. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 29(4):p E157-E161, July/August 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001662 Buy Metrics Abstract Urban agriculture presents the opportunity for increased availability of local, fresh foods; however, exposure to lead soil contamination can occur through gardening in urban environments. Through a community-engaged partnership, we implemented Soil Screening, Health, Outreach and Partnerships (soilSHOPs), in-person and virtually, to screen soils for lead in Atlanta, Georgia. These soilSHOPs inform best practices for increasing awareness about lead exposure and grounding interventions in residents' lived experiences and also led the US Environmental Protection Agency to identify a Superfund site. © 2023 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.