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Fighting for Environmental Equity

March 14, 2016

UW Tacoma was the perfect match for her aspirations. In particular, she was drawn to the sustainable urban development major, which focuses on economic prosperity, environmental quality and social equity in urban areas.

Ali Modarres

Faculty Note: Ali Modarres to Serve on City Minimum Wage Task Force

June 17, 2015

Urban Studies Director Ali Modarres has agreed to serve on the City of Tacoma's Minimum Wage Task Force. The 17-member panel will deliver its recommendation for an alternative to the 15 Now Tacoma proposed $15 minimum wage to the Tacoma City Council by June 30, 2015.