Ricardo Gomez was awarded a $13,000 Washington State Labor Research Grant from the UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies for his research, “Life Histories of Labor and Resilience: 25 years of Casa Latina in Seattle.” The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies also invited Ricardo to become Affiliate Faculty.
The UW Latino Center for Health approved a Special Project Grant of $3,000 for Ricardo Gomez and his ongoing work with Casa Latina.
Sara Vannini, Ricardo Gomez, Diane Lopez, Sigifredo Mora, Julia Clare Morrison, Julee Tanner, Lena Youkhana, Genoveva Vergara, and Maria del Mar Moreno Tafurt published the paper titled, Humanitarian organizations' information practices: Procedures and privacy concerns for serving the undocumented, in the Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC).
Jochen Scholl was profiled in the Emergency Management magazine article, Making the Case for More Realistic Disaster Exercises. In this publication read by emergency responders nationwide, Jochen summarized preparedness-related recommendations based on results from his research projects over the past five years.
Michelle H. Martin shared advice for getting children excited about summer reading in the Spokesman Review article, Helping young non-readers love books: Librarians and others offer advice. The article also highlighted Camp Read-a-Rama, currently taking place at North Spokane Library.
Karen Fisher was quoted in the ALA magazine article, 2019 Annual Wrap-Up: Library professionals explore tough topics and exciting opportunities. She served as a panelist on refugees and exiled authors at the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Washington D.C., highlighting her work with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to promote literacy in the Za’atari refugee camp for Syrians in Jordan.