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Aug 23

Leadership for Antiracist Practice

August 23, 2021
Events, Fellow News, General, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

A fundamental question is how leadership for antiracist practice can be fostered and sustained in different settings, ranging from government agencies, to schools, to small businesses, to large corporate entities. What is required of the leader? What supports does the leader require? How can these skills be fostered? Join us on Monday, August 30, 5:00

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Feb 17

NASW Shares Vision for Federal Social Policy

February 17, 2021
General, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

The National Association of Social Workers created a 2021 Blueprint of Federal Social Policy Priorities outlining urgently needed policy solutions in 21 issue areas. It is organized according to the Grand Challenges for Social Work which is a science-supported agenda for social progress, developed by the social work profession. The recommendations are immediate, tangible and

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Sep 11

Grand Challenges New Webinar

September 11, 2019
Meetings, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

New Webinar from the Grand Challenges for Social Work: Current Strategies to Reduce Extreme Economic Inequality – Focusing on work, income, and inclusive wealth-building strategies to reduce economic inequality through macro social work practice September 18, 2019 2pm ET / 11am PT Are you interested in how social workers and allies can fight for economic justice?

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Jul 31

Grand Challenges Western Consortium Deadline

July 31, 2019
Events, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

The Grand Challenges for Social Work is hosting its third annual Western Consortium meeting on September 13, 2019. The group will convene at Colorado State University to explore curriculum development, ideas for internship and community service and other ways to implement the Grand Challenges. The University of Washington is partnering with Colorado State University in

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Feb 21

Social Work on the Hill

February 21, 2019
Events, Meetings, Policy, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

Support the work of the Grand Challenges and be a part of 2019’s Social Work on the Hill! The Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) will host the 5th Annual Social Work Day on the Hill on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in conjunction with the Clark-Fox Policy Institute at the Brown School

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Feb 6

New Website For The Grand Challenges

February 6, 2019
Fellow News, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new Grand Challenges website! The new site is up at The Grand Challenges for Social Work is a groundbreaking initiative to champion social progress powered by science and a call to action for social work researchers and practitioners to: Harness social work’s science and

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Jan 29

Social Work As A Science: Fellow John Brekke

January 29, 2019
Discovery, Fellow News, Research, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

 Recent SSWR award winner and Fellow John Brekke is the co-editor of Shaping a Science of Social Work, a new publication that defines social work science and the future of the profession. The book features ideas from a July 2016 meeting of social work scholars at the IslandWood retreat center and includes a number of research

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