• Challenging the Status Quo

    This year's All School Day, "Human Dignity: How Poverty Affects Human Rights," featured speakers from various areas of study to encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration in addressing the effects of poverty.

  • From Dean Flynn: Reaffirming Our Values

    "We pledge to continue our tradition of action and concern for those who are oppressed, neglected and vulnerable to exploitation."

  • New Data Reveals Crisis for Homeless Women

    The 2016 Downtown Women's Needs Assessment reports that 90 percent of women living on the streets of downtown Los Angeles have experienced physical violence.

  • Need to Support Millions of Struggling Caregivers

    A new report says the demand for family caregivers for older adults is increasing significantly, and caregivers need more support to fulfill their responsibilities and maintain their own well-being.

  • Urgent Need for Alzheimer's Support

    Our USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging and LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s have released a first-of-its-kind report on the economic impact of Alzheimer’s on the Latino community. The data indicates an impending public health crisis.



An innovative new program launched by the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is helping young parents access supportive services without leaving their homes.


Army Battalion Sgt. Maj. Eric Chastain, MSW ‘15, was selected as one of 30 finalists -- from a pool of about 4,000 -- to be part of the White House Fellows program, working alongside the president’s cabinet.


Suzanne Dworak-Peck's historic $60 million gift to endow and name the school will allow it to broaden its vision and mission. Learn about this alumna's indelible mark on the profession and how it will be an inspirational force for generations of future social work students.

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The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is a leader in social work and nursing education and research. The school integrates the science of social work with real-world practice to improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals and communities and advance social and economic justice on a local, national and global scale.