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.
Inspired by her grandmother, who was sold into servitude as a child, Clinical Professor Marleen Wong pursued a career in mental health and recovery from trauma, ultimately becoming an internationally known expert.
The Pamela and Mark Mischel Family Endowed Yellow Ribbon Scholarship Fund will help student veterans and military spouses studying military social work in the school’s Master of Social Work program.
- Master of Social Work