Published: Feb. 10, 2021

Lori Peek and the Natural Hazards Center received a $30,000 gift from an anonymous donor to establish a new Disability and Disasters Award for the hazards and disaster research and practice community. This award will bring those who care for, study, or advocate on behalf of those with disabilities to the annual Natural Hazards Workshop in Boulder. Sociology graduate students Heather Champeau and Candace Evans will serve as committee co-chairs, and Melissa Villarreal will serve as a committee member. If you are interested in learning more or applying for this new award, please see: