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15 hours ago
he survey, released by the immigration nonprofit Make The Road New Jersey, showed that most legal and social service providers who work with immigrants reported having clients who were scared to attend criminal court due to fear of immigration agents ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 days ago
Kate Macintosh says the housing shortage is not caused by a lack of accommodation but by mal-distribution; Trinley Walker of the Campaign to Protect Rural England writes that channelling a greater proportion of land value away from landowners to communities is key; Carol Wilcox says that land value [...]
HousingHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
6 days ago
Twelve months ago, we met Ahsanullah Ahsas who was being helped by the Children’s Society, one of the recipients of our annual appeal. Now granted leave to remain, he explains the impact of the charity’s workAhsanullah Ahsas, a shy, gaunt teenager from Afghanistan, told his traumatic life story [...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationMinorities a
1 week ago
The BMA says a ‘fundamental rethink’ is needed to protect the health and human rights of detaineesThe British Medical Association is calling for immigration removal centres (IRCs) to be phased out and replaced with a more humane system of community monitoring because of concerns about the seriou[...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Greater Manchester Police’s drive to recruit non-whites to the ranks has rebalanced diversity in the force with benefits for community policing In a city where black and minority ethnic (BME) people make up 17% of the population, there was concern within Greater Manchester Police (GMP) that just 5[...]
Health and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
The UK government’s plans to change funding for supported housing won’t work. Victims of domestic abuse need a national schemeMore than a million people, most of them women, reported domestic abuse to the police last year according to the latest figures from the ONS. The “hidden crime” is sl[...]
WomenChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyMinorities and ImmigrationCrim
2 weeks ago
Ministers’ social care and welfare reforms represent a deliberately prejudiced, vicious attack on a significant minority of the population A recent United Nations report on its inspection into the UK’s record on disabled people’s rights was described as a “17-page-long catalogue of shame” [...]
PolicyHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
t the same time, Mugabe took steps to improve the lot of black Zimbabweans through increased wages, improved social services, and food subsidies. But trouble started to set in 1982 when Mr Nkomo was allegedly ousted from the coalition cabinet, and ethnic ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Despite global progress, one in 12 children live in countries with prospects more limited than those of their parents, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported Monday.
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
hat visit prompted a job offer. Aronovici quit his research position in Philadelphia in 1917 to become director of social services for the charitable organization that business mogul Amherst Wilder created a decade earlier to help St. Paul's poor.
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
European Union warns that trafficking laws are being used to obstruct humanitarian work across the continentAid workers are being targeted throughout Europe as countries including the UK use laws aimed at traffickers and smugglers to discourage humanitarian activity, a study claims.A six-month inves[...]
CharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigrati
5 weeks ago
here could be as many as 10,000 undocumented immigrants in the Hyannis area and nearly 1,000 on the Islands, according to data provided to Bergeron by local church and social service organizations. The Barnstable County Commissioners are scheduled to ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
utheran Social Service of Minnesota will host a public webinar on resettlement Nov. 14 with panelists discussing the issue and taking questions. Other organizations also are working on outreach and education. As Johnson presented his resolution Monday ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
ne of Wong’s goals is to help the nonprofit raise its profile at a time when immigrants need services the AACA provides, such as adult education, workforce development, and other social services. “Given there is so much need and so much fear in the ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
he guidance, published this week, also sets out the social work role in assessments, family reunification, accessing specialist asylum or immigration legal advice, and what parts of the asylum process social workers need to understand. This includes the ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
his year, more than 15,000 people have illegally crossed the border from the U.S. to Canada. International Social Service is a nonprofit that helps immigrants and refugees settle in Canada. Mona Hassennia is one of the center's directors. She says 80 ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
xpanding illegal immigrants’ access to social services, and floating proposals for “amnesty” that would grant illegal immigrants citizenship. They wrote additionally about the country’s demographics: “Shouldn’t we have some say over our ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
Liliya Breha’s son was killed after probation services failed to warn her of her partner’s previous violence against women and children – now she may face deportationThe Ministry of Justice has apologised to the mother of a five-year-old boy who was murdered after probation services failed to [...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Ju
7 weeks ago
ut more recently, the refugees being brought in by Lutheran Social Services were Sudanese Muslims who are coming from U.N. camps in Chad and Libya. The Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, whose top eight executives all bring home salaries of ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
Research suggests BAME inmates have greater chance of segregation or restraint being used against themBlack and Muslim offenders are more likely to be badly treated in prison, leading to poorer outcomes and mental health concerns, research has found.The Runnymede Trust, a race equality thinktank, an[...]
Housing and PovertyEducationHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
8 weeks ago
ANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has questioned the "minimal" increase in the proposed budget of agencies that deliver social services for 2018, compared to those in the infrastructure sector. During the plenary budget hearing ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
9 weeks ago
For 30 years, specialist BME housing associations have fought for better housing, but we need more money and concerted actionCym D’Souza is chair of BMENational
The government’s racial disparity audit confirms the extent and persistence of racial injustice in Britain, but includes precious l[...]
PolicyHousingHousing and PovertyMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
9 weeks ago
Tory cuts to mental health services have led to increased use of the act to detain people every year since 2007I can’t help feeling that the review of the Mental Health Act, announced last week by the prime minister, is a bit of a waste of time. Not that the act is unimportant. No one who has had [...]
HealthHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
9 weeks ago
his deepening sense of interconnectedness tends to inspire moral action and social service, for it deepens empathy and eases the burdens of moral responsibility. It is easier to give back to others when you have reduced your own attachments. Western ...
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12 weeks ago
As many of us are aware, President Trump recently made the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program unless Congress passes legislation that protects the nearly 800,000 Dreamers from being deported. The president’s decision to end DACA conflicts with American values[...]
 

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28 weeks ago
Social workers work with clients who face various disadvantages due to social stigma, discrimination, and oppression. These disadvantages range from race, to ethnic origins, to gender, to sexual orientation, and beyond. One important factor in social stigma and discrimination that social workers nee[...]
 
32 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff We live in a time of considerable tensions related to differences of all kinds, says Carol Bonner, chairwoman of the NASW National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, or NCORED. “It is the responsibility, as social workers, to lead at all organizational and societ[...]
 
45 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) opposes President Donald Trump’s executive order Protection of the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States over concerns the order acts as a de facto ban on Muslim immigrants and was enacted in an inhumane and insensitive manner.[...]