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Rep. Barbara Lee (MSW ’75) Retains Congressional Seat
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Congresswoman Barbara Lee (MSW ’75), a Democrat representing the East Bay in District 13, was reelected to the U.S. House yesterday. Rep. Lee is the former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (111th Congress) and current co-chair...
Dean's Reflections on Hate-driven Incidents Dear Social Welfare Community,
We are living through a period of widening hate driven violence across our country and in many communities. Some communities have long been on the receiving end of such violence but it is clearly accelerating...
Gómez and Gomez-Vidal Join Health Equity Leadership Programs Assistant Professor Anu Manchikanti Gómez and doctoral student Cristina Gomez-Vidal have been selected to participate in Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) leadership development programs for health equity. These programs equip and...
Dean's Reflections on Recent Senate Hearings Dear Social Welfare Community,
I write to reflect on the events in Washington DC and elsewhere in our country last week. On Thursday we witnessed two starkly different testimonies before the Senate Judiciary Committee about events decades...
Child Welfare Podcast Features MSW Alums MSW program alums are featured in a recent podcast episode entitled "The Power of Data for Learning and Changing" from the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI)'s Real Stories project. The episode features the experiences of...
Serena Redux: On the US Open, Race, Gender + Public Health Serena Redux
by Assistant Professor Tina Sacks
Originally published on Medium on September 11, 2018. Photo by The Associated Press. 

By now, much has been written about the Serena Williams-Naomi Osaka-Carlos Ramos fiasco at the 2018 US...
Professor Tina Sacks Named CRSC Chair In acknowledgment of a recent board appointment, Assistant Professor Tina Sacks is the new chair at the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues’ Center for Research on Social Change. This appointment is a tribute to the mastery of...
Prof. Kurt Organista Awarded Chancellor's Fellowship In recognition of exemplary research that focuses on psychosocial problems within the Chicano and Latino communities, Professor Kurt Organista has been selected for the Chancellor’s Public Scholar Faculty Fellowship. This Fellowship...
Dean Jeffrey Edleson Begins Final Year as Dean A personal note from Dean Jeffrey Edleson:
"Dear Social Welfare Community,
This starts my seventh and final year as your dean. It has been my honor to be your dean during such a period of significant change in the life of the School and a...
Berkeley Social Welfare Faculty Scholarship #2 in Nation Berkeley is ranked #2 in the country in a new study examining the impact of faculty scholarship among 1,699 faculty at all 76 social work doctoral programs in the United States (Smith, Jacobs, Osteen & Carter, 2018). The study examined...

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