Recent Publications by the Staff, Colleagues and Friends of the UNI New Iowans Program related to Immigrants and Refugees in Iowa

Mark A. Grey (2000). Bringing Two Worlds Together: Incorporating Latino Immigrants into Muscatine's Workforce. A Report with Recommendations to the Muscatine Economic Development Corporation.

Mark A. Grey with Andrew Conrad, Maureen Boyd and Anne C. Woodrick (2001). Marshalltown New Iowans Pilot Community Assessment: A Report to the Marshalltown New Iowans Pilot Community Steering Committee. UNI New Iowans Program and UNI Institute for Decision Making.

Mark A. Grey with Andrew Conrad, Colleen Hovinga and Anne C. Woodrick (2001). Mason City New Iowans Pilot Community Assessment: A Report to the Mason City New Iowans Pilot Community Steering Committee. UNI New Iowans Program and UNI Institute for Decision Making.

Mark A. Grey and Andrew Conrad (2001). Ft. Dodge New Iowans Pilot Community Workforce Assessment. UNI New Iowans Program and UNI Institute for Decision Making.

Gene M. Lutz, Mary E. Losch, Melvin E. Gonnerman and Aaron Maitlan. (2001). Iowa 2001: State Government Survey: Workforce Shortage. UNI Center for Social and Behavioral Research.

Iowa Workforce Development (2001). Barriers to Employment: Central Iowa Latino Laborforce Survey.

Michele Yehieli (1997)A Public Health Assessment of Black Hawk County. UNI Center for Social and Behavioral Research. Commissioned by the Black Hawk County Health Department.

Michele Yehieli (1998). A Public Health Assessment of Existing Data on Seniors in Black Hawk County. UNI Center for Social and Behavioral Research. Commissioned by the Black Hawk County Health Department.

Michele Yehieli and Gene M. Lutz (1999). A Community Health Survey of White and African American Seniors in Black Hawk County. Commissioned by the Black Hawk County Health Department.

Michele Yehieli, Sue Joslyn, Clementine Mukeshimana, and Gene Lutz (2000). A Community Health Assessment of Bosnian Refugees and Latino Immigrants in Black Hawk County, Iowa. 2000. UNI Global Health Corps. Commissioned by the Black Hawk County Health Department.

Michele Yehieli (2001) Survey and Analysis of the Health Status of Newcomer Populations in Iowa. UNI Global Health Corps, Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa-Nebraska Primary Care Association, and State Public Policy Group.

Michele Yehieli, Joseph Ogah, Clementine Mukeshimana, and Marty Etten (2001) Nutrition Knowledge and Practices among Low-Income White, African American, and Bosnian Refugee Seniors in Black Hawk County, Iowa. University of Northern Iowa Global Health Corps:


The Colorado Trust. Immigrant Integration in Colorado. www.coloradotrust.org

New Neighbors, New Opportunities: Immigrants and Refugees in Grand Rapids. Dyer-Ives Foundation, Grand Rapids, Michigan (2003). www.dyer-ives.org

Pursuing Democracy’s Promise: Newcomer Civic Participation in America. Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. www.gcir.org

Immigration in Minnesota: Discovering Common Ground. Minneapolis Foundation. www.minneapolisfoundation.org

Newcomers in the American Workplace: Improving Employment Outcomes for Low-Wage Immigrants and Refugees. Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. www.gcir.org

Refugee Microenterprise Development: Achievements and Lessons Learned. Second Edition. John Else, Daniel Krotz, and Lisa Budzilowicz. Institute for Social and Economic Development. (2003) www.ised.org

The Informal Economy: Latino Enterprises at the Margins. Elain L. Edgcomb and Maria Medrano Armington. (2003). FIELD Microenterprise Fund for Innovation, Effectiveness, Learning and Dissemination. www.fieldus.org


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