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Mapping the Vote: See Our Maps and Indices

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Seattle-Based Latino Community Fund Discusses STS findings

On May 10th, five STS researchers will present to the Latino Community Fund’s board of directors as well as state legislators involved in the Racial Equity Team and local citizens active in a group of civic engagement funders. STS researchers partnering with LCF will address the ways organizations and Washington State lawmakers can increase the […]

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STS Researchers Draw Legal Professionals Together in Seattle and Yakima

On May 9-10th, STS researchers Julia Bladin and Loretta Velaochaga Klugger will meet leading legal professionals and academics both in Yakima and at the University of Washington to discuss their spatial analyses and focus-group inquiries regarding Latinos’ exclusions from jury selection pools in the federal courts of eastern WA.

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Yakima Valley Community Foundation

On May 1st, STS researchers Andrea Berg and Bella Zarate will travel to Yakima to meet with stakeholders in the region to discuss the effectiveness of the Alternative Education Program at the Walla Walla Community College. The research shows how and why AEP has reached and empowered discouraged learners who are not succeeding in public […]

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STS Researchers Meet with Local INK-OUT Board

On April 22, STS researchers Keiler Beers, Maricela Sanchez-Garcia and Claire Collins discussed the achievements of Walla Walla’s INK-OUT gang-exit tattoo removal program with the project’s Board at Walla Walla General Hospital. Key topics were the impact on gang involvement of tensions between Latino community-members and police and the potential of law enforcement and local […]

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Washington Commission on Hispanic Affairs

On May 9th, five STS researchers will travel to Yakima to present to the Washington Commission on Hispanic Affairs. Three researchers will join their community partners, the Latino Community Fund, to discuss strategies for increasing the youth vote among communities of color. Two students will offer their analysis of the exclusion of Latinos from jury […]

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Educating Lawmakers in Olympia

On February 13th, STS researchers Kate McMurchie, Claire Johnson and Josh Rubenstein met with Washington state legislators and Department of Health and Health Care Authority officials. Their research was the focus of a Work Session for the Health and Wellness Committee in which they led the discussion on how the state can better support school […]

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Mural Unveiling at Garrison Middle School

This mural unveiling event event will take place in collaboration with students from Heritage University at Garrison Middle School. Date: Thursday, May 3rd Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Location: View Larger Map

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Commitment to Community Stakeholders Meeting

The research team that conducted a comprehensive investigation of poverty in Walla Walla as a partnership with neighborhood organization Commitment to Community will be giving a presentation at the new Walla Walla Police Department on Wednesday, May 3rd at 11:30. The presentation will focus on what key community stakeholders can do to conduct outreach to […]

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Heritage/Whitman Collaboration at Yakima Valley Community College, Wed. 5/2, 5:30-8pm

Our next presentation will be in the Parker Room at YVCC in Yakima at 6pm on Wednesday May 2, following a 5:30 reception; the first thrilling performance was on April 19 at Heritage. In an effort to generate fruitful dialogue among the Latino, Native American, and white non-Latino communities in the Yakima Valley, we are […]

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