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  • The Immigration Court Observation Project: public perceptions of procedural fairness

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The Immigration Court Observation Project: public perceptions of procedural fairness

The Human Rights Defender Project is a collaborative initiative from The Advocates for Human Rights, the University of M...
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  • The CREATE Initiative: research at the intersection of environment and equity

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The CREATE Initiative: research at the intersection of environment and equity

Bonnie Keeler, assistant professor in the science, technology, and environmental policy area at the Humphrey School of P...
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  • Funding green infrastructure through stormwater utility fees

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Funding green infrastructure through stormwater utility fees

Deep below St. Paul, Minnesota, 450 miles of storm sewers and funnels snake throughout the city. Invisible to everyday l...
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  • Hungry to get there: food access and transportation in immigrant communities

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Hungry to get there: food access and transportation in immigrant communities

Fernando Burga's recent work seeks to "imagine food as a central aspect of our lives and cities," investigating the inte...
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  • New directions for disaster planning research

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New directions for disaster planning research

“Talking about some of the theoretical underpinnings that have devalued the lives of oppressed communities worldwide i...
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  • A contested home: healing through art and storytelling

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A contested home: healing through art and storytelling

How can art be used to acknowledge conflicting narratives of "home"? In this podcast, Avigail Manneberg, a Minneapolis-b...
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  • Sustaining the benefits of early childhood education

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Sustaining the benefits of early childhood education

Data show that only half of all children in the United States are ready for school when they enter kindergarten, and tha...
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  • Access to paid family and medical leave in rural Minnesota

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Access to paid family and medical leave in rural Minnesota

Providing access to paid family and medical leave is especially important in rural areas of Minnesota according to a new...
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  • Advancing roadway safety in American Indian reservations

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Advancing roadway safety in American Indian reservations

Nationally, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of unintentional injury for American Indians aged 1 to 44 and th...
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  • Abortion reform under Latin America’s leftist governments

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Abortion reform under Latin America’s leftist governments

Research in the United States and Europe has found that when leftist governments come to power there tends to be a liber...
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  • Violence and restraint: making strategic decisions during civil war

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Violence and restraint: making strategic decisions during civil war

Does civil war always lead to violence against civilians? The short answer is no, according to Jessica Stanton, an assoc...
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  • Critical investments: financing urban and rural infrastructure

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Critical investments: financing urban and rural infrastructure

Infrastructure is not often at the forefront of policy discussions until something goes wrong, says Jerry Zhao, associat...
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