Social Work News

Racist, colonialist and misogynist narrative abets violence against Asian women

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"It shouldn’t have to take a mass murder for my fellow Americans to take notice. Anti-Asian racism and violence are real and have a long history in the United States. The mass murder of Asian women in Atlanta is just the latest horror in the history of violence against Asian Americans that reaches as far back as the racially motivated massacre of Chinese immigrants in 1871 in Los Angeles." -Dr. Hye-Kyung Kang
Mar 19, 2021

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COVID-19 and Seattle U: One Year Later

COVID-19 One Year Later: Student with a mask walking on campus near trees

Life in a Pandemic: Remote instruction, virtual meetings and meet-ups—new traditions born out of necessity and in community.
Mar 12, 2021

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Social Work Month 2021

Social Workers are essential

Social Work Month in March is a time to celebrate the great profession of social work. The theme for Social Work Month 2021 is Social Workers Are Essential.
Mar 4, 2021

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MSW Special Lecture: Dr. Pérez

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We are excited to announce our third MSW special lecture! Join us as we chat with Dr. Alfred Pérez, Social Work Department Assistant Professor.
Feb 19, 2021

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Black History Month Keynote: A Racial Equity Reckoning

Announcement of Dr. Danielson's keynote address and headshot of Dr. Danielson

The Seattle University Social Work Department, presents "A Racial Equity Reckoning: Black History Month Keynote Address by Dr. Benjamin Danielson," co-sponsored by Seattle University Nonprofit Leadership, February 18, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (PST)
Feb 11, 2021

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