Willamette law professor appointed to lead federal environmental justice efforts

Robin Morris Collin was appointed a senior advisor to the U.S. Environmental Protection Administration in February 2022 after almost 20 years teaching law at Willamette University (Courtesy/Willamette University) Robin Morris Collin knows the impacts of climate change aren’t spread evenly around.  Like most other environmental problems, they hit people already[Read More…]

Salem now has its own refugee resettlement agency

A recently achieved nonprofit designation will aid Salem for Refugees just as the number of displaced people eligible to resettle in Salem is exploding. In summer 2021, Luke Glaze, the organization’s first executive director, and its board completed the paperwork required for nonprofit status, making it an independent organization and[Read More…]