Reports

2014-2015

Creating Model Health Communities

This report is the result of two half-day summits that sought to catalyze new ideas and innovative collaborations, both inside and outside the University of Texas, that might contribute to the future of Austin and Travis County as model health (and healthy) communities.

Street view of Metal Huasi and surrounding homes in Abra Pampa, Argentina (March 2008). Photo courtesy of Ariel Dulitzky.
Street view of Metal Huasi and surrounding homes in Abra Pampa, Argentina (March 2008). Photo courtesy of Ariel Dulitzky.

2008-2009

Abra Pampa: a Community Polluted, a Community Ignored: The Struggle for Environmental and Health Rights in Argentina

This report by the Human Rights Clinic at Texas Law documents the Argentine government's repeated failures in dealing with the environmental and health crises in Abra Pampa, Argentina, a poor and largely indigenous mining community near the Bolivian border.

A fisherman at Gamboa de Baixe Brazil
A fisherman at Gamboa de Baixe Brazil

2007-2009

Afro-Descendants: Collective Land Rights in Latin America

As part of a multi-year project on Afro-descendant and indigenous land rights in Latin America, the Rapoport Center sent fact-finding delegations of professors and students to Colombia, Brazil, and Ecuador to assess local land rights situations and write reports about their findings.