Dean Marilyn Flynn is among six individuals with distinguished and successful careers who entered the California Social Work Hall of Distinction during a recent induction ceremony that recognized their exceptional contributions to social justice and social welfare. Here is Flynn, left, with her grandson and Marv Southard, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, who praised Flynn for her generosity, entrepreneurial spirit and intense devotion to social justice.
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 the next year, the School of Social Work will benefit from the research and expertise of the Israeli Defense Forces via Eyal Fruchter, a colonel and former head of the Mental Health Division in the Israeli Medical Corps.
Thanks to the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the Children's Data Network, led by School of Social Work faculty, now includes information on transition-age foster youth. The innovative project links child welfare data across agencies.
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