Archives for December 2017
Historian Gerald Horne says that President Clinton’s “reforms” were a staggering blow to the social safety net; President Obama had a rare political moment where he could have created a modern New Deal, but he wouldn’t do it.
The Missoulian partnered with the University of Montana School of Journalism to identify best practices for treating pregnant women who use drugs and to analyze why Montana has largely fallen short. Over three months, the team interviewed more than a dozen women, numerous experts, and leaders at Montana hospitals, treatment centers and state government.
When it was founded by German Jews in 1889, the Educational Alliance successfully managed to follow University Settlement House’s initial footsteps by setting up shop in the Lower East Side with a large building of its own. In doing so, it immediately achieved prominence as a premier settlement house serving immigrants.
Jeff Mugongo (above). “I asked for the majors of the people who help the refugees in certain countries, like what I went through. Social Work was suggested. I fell in love with it,” Mugongo said.
On Monday, March 26, 2018 from 10am to 12 pm we will hold the 35th Annual Social Work Day at the United Nations
Tammie Williams, above with Aubrey Phillips, was honored for her work as a community activist in February, during Black History Month.
For all of the ways the smartphone has made our lives easier, the technology can clearly undermine our ability to thrive, whether it’s building relationships or getting a good night’s sleep.