Haury Program Inaugural Challenge Grant April 2016
On April 19, 2016, the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice awarded the inaugural challenge grant to K’é bee da’ahiiniita: Strength Through the Diné (Navajo) Clan System to Respond to the Gold King Mine Spill.
A Scholarship to Build Needed Services on the Navajo and Hopi Nations
Molita Yazzie of the Navajo Nation is the first Haury Native American/First Nations Oxford Scholarship recipient. She will complete a Master of Science in Social Anthropology in England starting in Fall 2016.
Investing in university-community projects to promote adaptability and resilience.
The Haury Program announced the selections for its 2016 competitive grants to support partnerships between communities and University of Arizona researchers to work on solutions to social and environmental challenges.
COMMUNITY-UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES PROMOTORA WORKSHOP IN CLIMATE CHANGE
In March 2016, Haury Program seed grant recipients, SERI and UA, began preparing promotoras to work in southern Tucson communities on issue of climate change. Dr. Monica Ramírez-Andreotta of the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science leads a class activity during the promotora workshop.
COMMUNITY-UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES PROJECT TO BUILD ON YAQUI RESILIENCY
Maribel Alvarez, Associate Professor, UA School of Anthropology, and executive director of the Southwest Folklife Alliance launched a collaborative project with traditional Yaqui authorities in March 2016.