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SIROW Community Research News Fall 2011

SIROW has just published its Fall, 2011 Community Research News. This newletter highlights the varied and important work in SIROW projects. Highlights include: Immigration Enforcement and The Childwelfare System; Using Technology to Engage Youth and Families in Recovery Systems and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) Updates. Please view or download the newsletter here (pdf). Enjoy!


Thu, 09/22/2011 - 14:41
New Report Released! “Left Back” Report Documents Negative Impact of SB 1070 on Arizona Youth

A report released today by the University of Arizona’s Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program and the Southwest Institute for Research on Women provides a troubling account of the long-term impact of SB 1070 on Arizona’s youth. Despite the fact that the law was passed over one year ago and the majority of its provisions have never gone into effect, this report provides compelling evidence that its mere passage has had lasting adverse effects on the education and safety of young people in...

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Mon, 09/19/2011 - 15:26
Town Hall Discussion on Adolescent Substance Use & Recovery

On Thursday, September 22 at 4PM, SIROW will sponsor a Town Hall Discussion on adolescent substance use and recovery. This gathering will be held at the Tucson Marriott University Park, 880 E 2nd St in Tucson.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) declared September as National Recovery Month. In support of this important recognition The University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) is sponsoring a Town Hall meeting. The...

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Thu, 09/01/2011 - 10:36
A HUGE Thank You to UApresents

This past season UApresents generously gifted tickets to several of their performances for SIROW's youth project participants. Youth and caregivers from the Las Rosas, Project DAP, and Recover2gether programs had the unique opportunity to benefit from the following rich cultural performances: KODO, T.S. & Monk on Monk, the Trey McIntyre Project, and the Martha Graham Dance Company. This generous contribution allowed many of our youth to experience quality performance art. One of the Las...

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Wed, 06/22/2011 - 12:10
A New Report: Disappearing Parents: A Report on Immigration Enforcement and Child Welfare

A report released today by the Southwest Institute for Research on Women and the Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program describes families entangled in two vast bureaucracies: the federal immigration enforcement system and the state child welfare system.

The failure of these two systems to work together results in abrupt separations of parents and children after a parent is swept up in immigration enforcement and, at times, long-term stays in foster care for youth whose parents are...

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Fri, 04/16/2010 - 09:11

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