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AnthroJobs of the Week, 05 May 2021
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AnthroJobs of the Week, 05 May 2021

Hello Readers! We have three fascinating positions this week, one position with the Institute for the Future and another with LTG Associates, Inc. Check them out! Institute for the Future (IFTF) is a 53-year old nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to helping organizations and communities systematically think about the future in order to make […]

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An announcement regarding the recent anti-AAPI violence

Our colleague, Thurka Sangaramoorthy at the University of Maryland drew together some resources for exploring issues around the racism that led to the Atlanta tragedy. With permission, we are sharing

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AnthroJobs of the Week

AnthroJobs of the Week, 05 May 2021

Hello Readers! We have three fascinating positions this week, one position with the Institute for the Future and another with LTG Associates, Inc. Check them out! Institute for the Future (IFTF) is a 53-year old nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to helping organizations and communities systematically think about the future in order to make […]

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November 19, 2020

Imagine not knowing where your next meal will come from, or not being able to feed your child a healthy breakfast before sending them off to school, or not being able to satisfy your growling stomach before a midterm exam. For 600,000 food insecure individuals in the Tampa Bay, Florida, area, these are real issues that they must tackle in their everyday lives.

The US Department of Agriculture refers to food insecurity as the lack of reliable access to enough nutritionally adequate food for an active, healthy life for all household members. People who suffer from hunger are diverse, often from hardworking families, and include children, teenagers, senior citizens, veterans, and even college students.

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National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA)

Revisiting Behavior Change: After the shooting death in Missouri of unarmed teen Michael Brown in 2014, police in Ferguson agreed to a reform program that included anti-bias training and an agreement to end stop, search and arrest practices that discriminate on the basis of race.

But five years into the process, a report by the nonprofit Forward Through Ferguson found the reforms had done little to change policing culture or practice. This was backed up by a Ferguson Civilian Review Board report in July 2020 that found the “disparity in traffic stops between black and white residents...