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The Agnese Nelms Haury Program

The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice supports people working to protect our planet and ensure justice for those who inhabit it.

With a dedicated focus on our core causes, we invest funding in education and scholarship, University-community partnerships and cross-cutting initiatives, such as our current Next Generation Communication Initiative, all through a remarkable endowment from philanthropist and scholar Agnese Nelms Haury.

Our program funds work that improves social justice (justice regarding the distribution of financial, social, political and human capital, opportunities, and privileges within a society) while simultaneously addressing environmental sustainability (such as climate change, pollution, natural resource degradation, and loss of biodiversity). 

Learn more about Grant opportunities for University-community partnerships.

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The Haury Program Fall Networking Event Was a Success! 

Spotlights - 10 October 2019

Raising community awareness about Tucson's food waste

By Cristina Moraga, Project and Intern Coordinator, and Barbara Eiswerth, Executive Director, Iskashitaa Refugee Network The Department of Nutritional Sciences (...

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Spotlights - 23 August 2019

Border Communities Deal with Heat-Related Risks

Extreme heat is a risk to public health, especially in cities along the U.S.-Mexico border. The risk of heat-related illnesses and deaths increases when vulnerable...

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Outcomes - 15 August 2019

University-Community Partnerships to Enhance Urban Resilience through Green Infrastructure

University of Arizona’s (UA) Udall Center for the Studies in Public Policy, Watershed Management Group (WMG), and Sonoran Institute proposed a two-year seed grant in...

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Spotlights - 15 August 2019

Looking for Cheap, Clean Alternatives for Home Heating in Hopi Nation

Over half of all Hopi households rely primarily on coal for home heating. After decades of providing free coal to Hopi families, the Navajo Generation Station closed...

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Announcements - 8 July 2019

The Haury Program Announces Its 2019 Spring Competitive Grant Cycle Awards

The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice (Haury Program) is pleased to announce its Spring 2019 awards. Reviewers selected two community-based seed...

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News - 18 June 2019

The Haury Program awards challenge grant to A Student’s Journey

Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice awards challenge grant to A Student’s Journey The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in...

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