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Minorities and Immigration News

4 days ago
rom education to health care, from providing clean water to villages in developing nations to connecting immigrants with social services, each group of sisters is dedicated to finding a societal need and meeting it. But as membership dwindles and times ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
5 days ago
Labour peer criticises ‘disgraceful’ prevalence of white men in senior positions after two-year drive to rectify problemThe NHS has been accused of a “disgraceful” failure to use the talents of women and people from ethnic minorities, after research showed they are badly under-represented in[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
1 week ago
Your report on the recent findings from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (Human rights watchdog calls for urgent action on Britain’s “deep-rooted” inequality, 18 August) raises concerns about inequalities across a range of areas including education, jobs, pay and health. Wh[...]
Children and ParentingEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
hereas tweet that ‘we should kick out the immigrants, pronto’ and it won’t just be the filth who swarm round, but social services too, if you have children. It is a strange position we have got ourselves into. Subscribe to The Spectator today for a ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
elping out the truly needy is not the same thing as throwing out the welcome mat with free housing, food and social services for those who show up on our doorstep with no job, no money, no prospects and a lot of baggage. Enabling seemingly healthy young ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Equality and Human Rights Commission warns UK risks greater social division and racial tensions from ‘systemic unfairness’ Britain can expect widening social divisions and increased racial tensions unless the government takes urgent action to tackle deep-rooted inequalities, the new chair of the[...]
Minorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Equality and Human Rights Commission warns UK risks greater social division and racial tensions from ‘systemic unfairness’ Britain can expect widening social divisions and increased racial tensions unless the government takes urgent action to tackle deep-rooted inequalities, the new chair of the[...]
Minorities and Immigration
1 week ago
he judge released Grace and Mangudya to the local social services. It is understood that both have applied for asylum on the grounds of diminished responsibility caused by stupidity. Latest word is that Grace has asked the UK immigration authorities for ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Canete told the investigator that the fees she collected were membership fees for services that include landlord disputes, translation services and navigating government agencies for social services. She suggested to the investigator that her ...
Rose Sanchez via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
e wants to go out as an enemy to the United States,” said Westy Egmont, director of the Immigrant Integration Lab at the Boston College School of Social Work. “He’s getting a last gasp to say what he wants to say before he’s silenced by the ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
r Aunt Bertha, which acts like a Yelp for social services so folks like veterans, single mothers, and immigrants can find nearby support programs they qualify for. Tala (formerly InVenture), uses mobile phone software to track behaviors indicating who ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
European immigrants to obtain a visa if they don’t have family in Europe and cannot prove that they are going to be able to sustain themselves without taking advantage of the state social services. Getting visas for the ...
because it’s very hard for non via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
hroughout the years, Hispanic Affairs Project, HAP, and our immigrant community have worked hard to cultivate relationships with our receiving community, with elected officials, local organizations, social services agencies, and governmental entities.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
ometimes as immediate as social work. In recent weeks theater artists throughout Britain have created and imported works that deal specifically with the international immigration crisis and the potential impact of closed British borders. Institutions ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
OCA has come a long way since it was first launched as the New York Chinatown History Project in 1980, an initiative driven by New York University professor Jack Tchen and Charles Lai, executive director of the nonprofit Immigrant Social Services.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
here has been a significant drop in crime among young immigrants in Israel, according to a report released Monday by the Yedidim social services organization, which works with children and youth across the country. The report was presented at an ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
pponents say undocumented workers create unemployment for American workers, drive down wages, put a burden on schools, hospitals and other social services and undermine the system for legal immigration. Arizona voters have supported measures to curb ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
rmoured police jeeps patrol the main streets of the neighbourhood at all hours and residents have long complained about a lack of social services, minority persecution, and systematic police violence. However, on an evening where supporters of President ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
eople from less wealthy nations in the EU have come to the UK looking for work, leading to concerns that immigrants could take up too many jobs, and deplete social services. Moreover, among those in favor of Brexit, leaving the EU was perceived to reduce ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
ata tells us that in the U.S. immigrant workers make up 47 percent of the workforce in health care and social services. And the U.S. Census Bureau tell us that 25 percent of all immigrants—compared to 17 percent of all native workers—were in some type ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
Cuts have put pressure on GPs, who have little or no training or access to specialist help to support patients with mental health problemsI work as a GP in a diverse urban practice of over 17,000 patients. We are situated in a relatively deprived part of Bristol with pockets of affluence. We have pa[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
based policies and discourage the vast inflow of immigrant labour that can cause strains on our social services and cause budgetary problems and spread dreaded ...
Instead, I would have thought that we should pay more, encourage more productivity and merit via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
The language, the culture. There were so few families. We would really struggle: dealing with social services or even shopping and asking about prices. “People had never used toilets, never used telephones,” he continued. “They really had to be ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
Our cultural activities provide support, promote understanding and serve as a riposte to the post-referendum attack on the centreAs a British citizen of Polish parents, the Polish Social and Cultural Centre (Posk) – which was daubed with racist graffiti after the referendum result – has played a[...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
Misty Plowright is the first transgender nominee of a major party for the US House of Representatives – win or lose, she’s changing perceptionsMisty Plowright believes she will live long enough to see people like herself run for public office and only be asked about real election issues: immigra[...]
Health and CareMinorities and Immigration
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1 week ago
The National Association of Social Workers Wisconsin Chapter is saddened by the violence, disorder and destruction that took place in the Sherman Park neighborhood of Milwaukee. Sherman Park has always been a neighborhood where residents of different racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds worked t[...]
 

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29 weeks ago
By Maren Dale, News contributor Social workers are aware of the importance of building cultural awareness in order to work effectively with people from various racial and ethnic groups. However, the need has increased for social workers to dive deeper and develop cultural competence in relation to s[...]
 
30 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW has updated its “Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice.” The 2015 NASW National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, or NCORED, spent the past year reviewing, revising and seeking public input in updating the document to in[...]
 
36 weeks ago
Social Work Pioneer Frances Perkins in 1911 witnessed the Triangle  Shirtwaist Factory fire, the deadliest industrial disaster in New York City’s history. Most of the 146 people who died were young women who were immigrants or the children of immigrants. “I can’t begin to tell you how disturb[...]
 
45 weeks ago
By Rena Malai and Paul R. Pace, News staff As NASW celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, the NASW Code of Ethics recognizes its 55th year and two NASW committees celebrate 40 years — the National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity and the National Committee on Women’s Issues. NASW Cod[...]