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SLA Outreach Award Winners for 2020!

Anna Babel, Ohio State University:

In recognition of her exceptional service for undocumented and DACAmented students, as well as outstanding public outreach work with immigrants outside of her academic community; extensive public-oriented work, including a Tedx Talk and an interview on the PBS Newshour about Ohio DACA students; and linking academic work to public scholarship to hands-on community outreach and service.

Laura Graham, University of Iowa: 

In recognition of urgent long-term scholar activist work with A’uwẽ-Xavante of central Brazil, and more recently with the Wayuu of Venezuela in service of their sovereignty while promoting their health and wellbeing; support of innovative uses of audiovisual technologies and other forms of cultural outreach to achieve representational sovereignty; and your continued advocacy and outreach through public presentations and publications for SLA’s Language and Social Justice Group.