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SIROW NEWS!!!!

SIROW has some exciting news. We are looking for a few people to join the SIROW team working on projects that address community needs and group-based disparities. We have 3 positions open right now, with at least 2 more opening soon. Please click on the links below for more information.


Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:12
SIROW to Participate in Upcoming Community Round Table Forum

SIROW is excited to be participating in the 5th Annual Community Round Table Forum “Promising Prevention & Intervention Strategies for Diverse Populations: A Round Table Discussion” on Thursday, January 10, 2019.  This year’s forum and panel will a focus on the Intersectionality of Harms and Consequences of Risk Taking Behaviors.  SIROW’s own Monica Davis will serve as a panelist to discuss the intersection of substance use and sexual risk among youth and young adults.  Registration is...

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Tue, 01/08/2019 - 13:53
Upcoming Event: SIROW & GWS Brown Bag

Hello everyone. Please join us for a SIROW/GWS Brown Bag on January 22, 2019.

SIROW’s Monica Davis and Tamara Sargus will be presenting on “Implementing sexual health in non-traditional settings: What could possibly go wrong?!?!?!


Tue, 01/08/2019 - 08:27
UA Girls Who Code Off to Another Great Year

The UA Girls Who Code Club (a project of SIROW's Women in Science and Engineering Program) is off to another great year. Nearly 30 middle and high school girls are enrolled for the 2018-19 cycle and will participate in free weekly coding classes throughout the fall and spring semesters.  Through this program, they will develop basic coding skills, while building relationships with other young women committed to fostering more diverse and inclusive tech communities. This program is generously...

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Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:24
SIROW Represented at YWCA's 30th Annual Women's Leadership Conference

SIROW Researchers Tamara Sargus, Allison Dumka, Monica Davis, and Courtney Waters attended the YWCA’s 30th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference on Friday, October 19th at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort. The event’s theme of Bold Leadership was laced throughout the day with group and individual activities, three keynote speakers, a panel of community leaders, 14 workshop sessions, and a variety of community exhibitors. The keynote speakers included YWCA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo,...

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Tue, 12/04/2018 - 08:45
SIROW Researcher Selected for Tucson Public Voices Fellowship

Congratulations to SIROW’s Claudia Powell for being selected as an OpEd Project: Tucson Public Voices Fellow. The OpEd Project is a partnership between The University of Arizona, the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona and The OpEd Project.  This intense year-long fellowship provides a unique professional and leadership development opportunity the goal is to increase the influence of women and minority thought leaders, changing who narrates our world through contributions to key...

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Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:58
U-MATTER – A New Project to Address the Opioid Epidemic

The U-MATTER (Unified Medication Assisted Treatment Targeted Engagement Response) project is a coordinated effort of Pima County, Tucson Police Department, CODAC Health, Recovery, and Wellness, Inc., and SIROW. This innovative project is focused on identifying, engaging, and retaining individuals with opioid use disorder in comprehensive medication assisted treatment and recovery support services and facilitating these individuals’ long-term recovery.

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Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:48
SIROW/WOSAC Travel Awards

Congratulations to this year's SIROW/WOSAC travel awardees:

 

Stephanie Murphy, who presented on “Tech Security, Racial Capitalism, and Feminist Fugitivity” at the 2018 National Women’s Studies Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.

 

Claudia Powell, who attended the Ending Gender Inequalities Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, and presented three posters titled: “When there is no escape: An examination of the tragic circumstances, societal norms, and...

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Tue, 11/20/2018 - 08:42
Have you seen these thought provoking ads around Tucson?

The Bridges to Wellness (B-Well) project teamed up with the Pima County Prevention Coalition (CPC) to design and fund advertisement that promote communication around substance use and sexual risk taking. On September 14, 2018, members from the CPC’s Media Marketing Outreach Support Subcommittee met with B-Well staff and a B-Well youth participant to collaboratively design two bus bench ads that promote the prevention of substance use and sexual risk taking. Two of the hashtags included are...

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Mon, 10/29/2018 - 10:33
New Funding for the National Association for Mental Illness-Southern Arizona

Congratulations to the National Association for Mental Illness-Southern Arizona (NAMI-SA), the University of Arizona’s Family and Community Medicine and SIROW for being funded by the Lovell Foundation to implement the Arizona Youth Mental Health Stigma Reduction Initiative. If you are interested in learning more about the initiative and/or joining the Arizona Youth Mental Health Alliance, please email your contact information to azymhalliance@gmail.com.


Thu, 10/04/2018 - 10:47

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