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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
Fri, 04/16/2010 - 09:11