School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests

Featured image by Andy Rain for New York Times To Our Beloved Community: George Floyd’s last words “I can’t breathe” continue to reverberate across the world instigating powerful protests calling for justice in the wake of his killing. Projections of Mr. Floyd’s words on buildings, graffiti portraits, and the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ boldly painted … Continue reading School of Social Work Response to George Floyd’s Death and Black Lives Matter Protests

RACISM IS AMERICA’S HUMAN STAIN; Social Welfare Action Alliance

Featured Image by Sacree Frangine "Racism is America’s human stain. Many individuals around the globe are rightfully protesting the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Avery, and Breonna Taylor. All were black and their lives were cut short due to unlawful actions by the police and vigilantes. Since 1619, we have witnessed continuous unjust murders of … Continue reading RACISM IS AMERICA’S HUMAN STAIN; Social Welfare Action Alliance

BSW Program Coordinator, Cyndi Amato MSW, Talks about Her Social Work Heroes

March is National Social Work Month, and in celebration of this, we’re posting weekly prompts to our Instagram and Facebook to which we hope you respond!  Here, we’ve included an outline of the upcoming prompts alongside associated hashtags.   In addition to the hashtags, please don’t forget to tag our pages in your posts! Facebook: … Continue reading BSW Program Coordinator, Cyndi Amato MSW, Talks about Her Social Work Heroes

Alumna Kara Auclair MSW ’17: How UNE Empowers and Offers New Perspective

Kara Auclair, MSW '16 Justice Project Coordinator, Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project, Portland, Maine We recently interviewed Kara Auclair (KA) about her UNE experience and her current career, and this is what she had to share: How did you wind up in your current job? KA: I currently work as a Justice Project Coordinator at the … Continue reading Alumna Kara Auclair MSW ’17: How UNE Empowers and Offers New Perspective