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Humanitarian innovation: Surprising news, cautionary tales, promising directions

Camille Crittenden, Deputy Director, CITRIS | March 16, 2016

For those fleeing active conflict zones, natural disasters, or the gradual devastation of climate change, a host of humanitarian relief agencies is standing by. A symposium of leaders from the United Nations, nonprofit organizations, academia, and industry gathered last month at CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society) and the Banatao … Continue reading »

Central American Children on the US Border Deserve More

Rosemary Joyce, professor of anthropology | July 16, 2014

The first plane has landed in Honduras, carrying women and children deported from the US earlier this week. Press coverage notes that “U.S. officials said there would be many more.” The L.A. Times report goes on to note that “More than 57,000 unaccompanied minors have sought permission to remain” in the US. And an editorial … Continue reading »