Melanie Malone wins an Antipode Foundation Scholar-Activist Project Award

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IAS faculty member Melanie Malone won an Antipode Foundation Scholar-Activist Project Award. The awards are single-year grants intended to support action-oriented and publicly-focused collaborations between academics, students, and non-academic activists. Malone will be assessing homeless populations' exposure to potentially harmful contaminants by sampling contaminants in homeless rest areas in several cities across the U.S. She will also be working with Erin Goodling (University of Oregon), who has worked on many homeless environmental justice issues in the Portland Harbor Superfund site and Ibrahim Mubarak and Lisa Fay, co-founders of Right 2 Survive in Portland.