Prof. Brookes wins grants from the James Irvine Foundation and the Inland Empire Community Foundation

Prof Marissa Brookes, along with Ellen Reese, Michael Bates, and Richard Rodriguez, has been awarded a $600,000 grant from The James Irvine Foundation to support the UCR Inland Empire Labor and Community Center's capacity to address critical issues facing workers in the region, to be spent over 24 months. Prof Brooks has also been awarded a $200,000 grant (as PI) from the Inland Empire Community Foundation to lead a team of UCR IELCC and CSI researchers to produce a Labor Market Analysis focused on the Inland Empire for the state of California via the Community and Economic Resilience Fund program.