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The Agnese Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice (Haury Program) has mobilized to link arms with University and community members seeking to infuse resources and creative energy into immediate responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice (Haury Program) is pleased to announce awards for its Fall 2019 competitive grant cycle. The program made awards in three categories: partnering grants, seed grants and challenge grant finalists. Challenge grant finalists will compete for the Challenge Grant Award in Spring 2020. Funding awarded in this cycle totaled nearly one-quarter of a million dollars.

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By Cristina Moraga, Project and Intern Coordinator, and Barbara Eiswerth, Executive Director, Iskashitaa Refugee Network

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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 January 2017 to increase resilience to climate change and build capacity and social capital. Central to long-term and sustainable success of such a project was moving from after-the-fact involvement of communities to a central role for community organizations in decision-making processes and guidance during planning, building, and maintaining greenspace.