With music, food, a live talk show complete with host, guests and video clips - even a game show with prizes - you might think it was a party. But the purpose of events like this are for seniors to learn about California's Coordinated Care Initiative, an Affordable Care Act program. Advocates for African American Elders at the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging has held three events like this to get the word out.
Advocates for African American Elders is a multidisciplinary partnership founded by Karen Lincoln at the USC Roybal Institute on Aging that helps African American seniors advocate for their health needs.
For inspiring her former students to make significant contributions to society, Hortensia Amaro, dean's professor of social work and preventive medicine, has been recognized with a 2014 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award.
Dwight Tate, MSW ’77, and his wife, Kathy Wright, have made a gift of $600,000 to establish the Dwight Tate Endowment Fund to provide scholarships for veterans and military spouses pursuing a Master of Social Work.
- Master of Social Work