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

Mental Health and COVID-19 Series: How to Minimize Comparative Suffering and Maximize Empathy

Featured image by Hanna Barczyk As part of our Mental Health and COVID19 Series, today we are featuring MSW student, Kim Davis.  Kim is enrolled in UNE’s MSW on campus program option and is on the 3 year part-time track.  She's just completed her second year.   See UNE’s Personalized Learning Options here Minimize Comparative Suffering … Continue reading Mental Health and COVID-19 Series: How to Minimize Comparative Suffering and Maximize Empathy