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Food Justice Week

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Food Justice Week is an invitation to explore the complex relationship between food and justice through interactive, educational, and thought-provoking events. Colleagues and students from across campus will be hosting events ranging from films, cooking demonstrations, and panel discussions.
Oct 16, 2020

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Dr. Kang Presents at International Webinar on Mental Health

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MSW Director, and Associate Professor, Dr. Kang presented at the International Webinar on Mental Health for All: Strategies and Roadmap, hosted by St. Joseph's College in Bengalore, India.
Oct 13, 2020

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SU Hosts Virtual Graduate School Fair

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Join us for the Fall 2020 Graduate School Virtual Fair on October 20, 2020 from 5:00pm-7:00pm PDT!
Oct 6, 2020

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Dr. Sinha Published in Stanford Social Innovation Review

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Social service agencies have too often excluded the communities they aim to help from informing and strengthening the programs purportedly designed for them. Here are two techniques for using a person-centered model that offers a better way to craft truly collaborative solutions.
Sep 15, 2020

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Graduating Seniors Earn Awards

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Jo Bechtold receives the Taylene Watson, MSW Social Justice Award and Emily Pacunski receives the Madeline Lovell Academic Excellence Award
Apr 27, 2020

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Implications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) for America's Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations

By this time, nearly all Americans are aware that the country (and the world) is experiencing a pandemic caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). While pandemics are not new to the United States, COVID-19 is emerging as a public health crisis that has the potential to directly or indirectly impact nearly every household in the country.
Apr 27, 2020

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Reinforcing the Essential Nature of Social Work

From the NASW Social Work Blog: The Association of Social Work Boards, the Council on Social Work Education, and the National Association of Social Workers are committed to collaborating on the range of issues affecting the social work profession and the people and communities we serve in this ever-changing and unsettling environment created by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
Apr 21, 2020

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Immigration: Social Workers Focused on Trauma-Related Impact

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Social workers focus on the trauma-related impact of immigration policies and enforcement and discuss how to help and how to provide services.
Apr 16, 2020

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Social Work Grad School Virtual Fair

Join us next week, 4/15 for CareerEco's virtual grad fair!
Apr 7, 2020

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