The Commons for Justice project will look for solutions to address disparities in preparing for a disaster and increasing a community’s ability to survive and recover. It will bring together a cross-disciplinary team of FIU faculty, led by FIU’s Extreme Events Institute and the Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab. It also will include the Jorge M. Pérez Metropolitan Center, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and the Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs.
LACC Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Yulia Vorobyeva, co-authored an article featured on the London School of Economics Latin American and Caribbean blog. "The Mérida Initiative may be dead, but restarting US-Mexico security cooperation will be crucial" analyzes how the US and Mexico administrations will need to meet each other halfway in working towards any future security agreement. The full article is accessible online and is co-authored by Ryan Berg from the American Enterprise Institute.