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Center for Prevention Research in Social Welfare: Yolanda Anyon

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Dr. Yolanda Anyon

Yolanda Anyon, PhD
Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Denver

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Yolanda (Yoli) Anyon is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver. Dr. Anyon's scholarship is organized around three areas of inquiry: sources of racial and ethnic disparities in youth service systems, effective youth development programs for low-income adolescents of color, and school-based prevention, early intervention and health promotion.

Dr. Anyon's current research projects focus on racial disparities in school discipline, youth voice and leadership in after-school academic enrichment programs, and school-wide prevention programs to reduce office disciplinary referrals.