The Texas After Violence Project (TAVP) was founded in 2007 by criminal defense attorney Walter Long to provide information to the public via oral histories on community violence and capital punishment. Its current headquarters are located at 611 South Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas. I chose to intern at this organization because forms of violence… Continue Reading Aisha Sharif, Texas After Violence Project
As a former emergency medical technician (EMT), I have witnessed provider-patient misunderstandings, lack of medication compliance, and abuse of the emergency medical system. As an applied medical anthropologist, I have come to realize the importance of looking through a cross-cultural lens when evaluating why people do what they do in regards to health and healing… Continue Reading Monica Molina, Texas Department of State Health Services
Within the realm of cultural resource management (CRM), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is both a land managing and regulatory agency. Overall, the USACE serves as the engineers of the Federal government and is part of the Department of Defense and the U.S. Army. The USACE conducts engineering activities for military purposes and… Continue Reading John Campbell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Galveston Division
Caritas of Austin was founded in 1964 by Father Richard McCabe, who sought to connect the needs of the poor with the benefits of public assistance. In 1977, Caritas of Austin was incorporated as a private non-profit, and in the 1990s it purchased and renovated the present headquarters at 611 Neches Street. Social work case… Continue Reading Eric Dees, Caritas of Austin
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