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The Washington State Nursing Shortage and the “Invisible” Hospital Workforce

My given topic was Latino employment in the service industry in Washington State. Through contacts my professor has with organizers for Service Employees International Union, I learned about the unionization efforts of hospital workers at Yakima Regional Medical Center, and this led me to focus on the experiences of Latinos working in hospitals and the […]

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Perspectives on Housing in Washington State: Conditions in Walla Walla

The purpose of this research was to analyze the housing conditions and process in Washington State from the perspective of the Latino community in Walla Walla. Method. Quantitative data was drawn from governmental databases, mainly from the U.S. Census Bureau and Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). Specific market conditions in Walla Walla were garnered from […]

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