As a call to action on some of society's most urgent problems, including mass incarceration, immigration and rising income inequality, the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare has launched the Grand Challenges for Social Work, which will promote innovation of evidence-based programs to create meaningful, measurable progress on solving these and other social problems within a decade.
"Victors Not Victims," directed by James Williams, MSW '14, is a film produced by students who took the class Media in Social Work to create short documentaries for social change.
Tiffany Lawrence is a Motion Picture & Television Fund social worker who sees her role as “providing quality of life toward the end of life” for senior entertainment industry resident retirees.
Gifts from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation and Newman’s Own Foundation will support Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative efforts to make Los Angeles the most veteran-friendly place in the country.
- Master of Social Work