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Vela, M., Silver, R. & Gutierrez, P. (2019). Using Photovoice to Explore the Pathway Model Connecting Water and Education for Youth Living in the Colonias of the U.S.-Mexico Border. Journal for Social Change.
Vela, M., Lind, S., Vela, E. & Gutierrez, P. (2019). Exploring the Pathway Model connecting Water and Education for Youth Living in the Colonias of the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Vela, M., & Heitman, K. (2018). An Assessment of Undocumented Student Services in Higher Education for the State of New Mexico: A Summary of Federal and State Policy and Best Practices in Higher Education.