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Minorities and Immigration News

2 days ago
I have taken several university courses on Mexican American history such as Ethnicity and Gender: La Chicana, Intro to Mexican American culture studies, Social Work Practice with Latinos and specifically one called The Mexican American People.
Monitor via Google News 
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
ince 2000 the organization has been responding to the poverty crisis in a variety of ways, serving all Israelis regardless of ethnicity or religious background, through food and social service programs. In Israel, the Jewish holidays are of utmost ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
6 days ago
Wells, who is currently consulting with ethnic communities, also dismissed fears over sharia. "Sharia law doesn't operate in Australia and it is not going to operate ...
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, senator Concetta Fierravanti via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
he International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN) is a social services agency with offices in Bridgeport, Stamford and Hartford that provides services for immigrants, refugees, victims of human trafficking, and their families. The Avon Theater Film ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
hree friends from Lawrence, Leavenworth and Kansas City are responding with legal and social work skills to assist families and unaccompanied children in Texas and New Mexico. I admire their dedication in the face of controversy. In her book “A Nun on ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
We are a minority school, so we need to get the status. We are doing genuine social service. We have schools for the underprivileged, where we are providing true service. Also, RTE quota doesn't ensure the right candidates are getting seats. We are ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
When Miriam Sanchez, 18 years old, migrated to Zapata, Texas at the tender age of 9 from Tamaulipas, Mexico adjusting to a new environment was hard. She no longer had the home she loved and had spent the first years of her life in and she could not ...
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1 week ago
While children's social work usually operates on a referrals system, he said an outreach approach could help identify victims, especially considering many of those abused in Rotherham had not come to the attention of social services in other ways.
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingGerontologyMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Ethnic minorities more unlikely to get leading positions in the public sector than they are among Britain's largest companiesThere are only six people who are non-white in the top 268 leadership roles in the most prominent public bodies outside government and local authorities such as the Bank Of E[...]
Health and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
1 week ago
When immigrants and refugees, from countries like Sudan or Somalia, come to the U.S. they often leave behind a dark past. Nancy Murakami, Director of Social Services, said "A lot of them have experienced traumatic experiences including torture, ...
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General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
hat's a question facing educators across the country. School districts from California to Georgia and Maryland have had to add bilingual programs and social services to help new migrants, with Oakland hiring an "unaccompanied minor support services ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
With numbers of people aged 75 and over expected to double by 2040, society needs to adapt quickly

Ageing well: whose responsibility is it?
The government is still failing its ageing populationWhat stops society from planning for demographic change? This should be easy t[...]
Minorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Roth also looks at how local organizations such as schools, youth programs and social service providers shape the day-to-day lives of immigrant youth, and how these organizations are influenced by larger laws and policies. He provides fresh insights into ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
y allowing illegal immigrants into our state, it threatens the state's economy and overburdens the state's social service budget." Drug abuse is an issue that is close to his heart, because Boncek has had close relatives that have dealt with drug ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
lex Salmond’s government has capitalized on this sentiment, saying it will roll back cuts to social services, keep university education free for Scots studying in Scotland, encourage immigration, support the arts and implement its green energy policy.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Nazir Afzal, the Crown Prosecution Services lead on child sexual abuse, says that it is about male powerIn the highly charged fallout from the Rotherham report, Nazir Afzal, the Crown Prosecution Services lead on child sexual abuse and violence against women and girls, tries to offer a calm perspect[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
ponsors in Prince George’s County, Md., received 960 children. The influx has spurred local aid groups into action, as our own Pamela Constable noted last week: Social service and immigrant aid agencies throughout the Washington region have geared up ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ritten by an expert in social services, Alexis Jay, it said the majority of the alleged abusers were described as "Asian" by victims, but said local officials had described "nervousness about identifying the ethnic origins of perpetrators for fear of ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
The National Coalition's Espoo party group chief Pia Kauma, claims that Finns are losing out to non-natives when it comes to discretionary purchases made by local social services – in spite of evidence from an Espoo city official, who says all customers receive the same modest sum for baby gea[...]
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
he Obama administration sent 1,000 undocumented children to Louisiana “without telling us, without telling social services, without telling the schools,” Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday on the “Laura Ingraham Show.” Nassau County on ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
e are also going to start distributing bilingual materials and assistance for both government and social services,” said Council President George Christopher Thomas. “We are going to get more Hispanic and Latino constituents involved in the ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Stephen Varela. Master of Social Work graduate student, University of Southern California. (formerly of Fowler). People are drawn to immigrate to the United States due to the promise of freedom and opportunity. However, the current immigration system in the ...
La Junta, CO via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Simon Jenkinss patronising dismissal of the recent findings in the report by the social mobility and child poverty commission reflects exactly what the report says: that an elite is running the country and is out of touch with ordinary citizens (Merit is not the be-all and end-all of good leadership[...]
EducationChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
The extraordinary story of Ruzwana Bashir: the Oxford-educated entrepreneur brought up in a British-Pakistani community shares her own story to tear down the wall of silence around the exploitation of Asian girlsIt was with a lump in my throat and tears in my eyes that I read about the horrific case[...]
ChildrenMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
In my state, the Obama administration sent over a thousand children without telling us, without telling social services, without telling the schools," Jindal said on "The Laura Ingraham Show." Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill claim the ...
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4 days ago
By Rena Malai, News staff Crossing through jungles and desert heat on foot, eating trash to survive and dodging gang members and traffickers along the way is what many children from Central America face as they make the perilous journey to the U.S. border, says Wendy Cervantes, vice president of I[...]
 

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9 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers is concerned by the massive influx of unaccompanied child immigrants from Central America, and is developing a brief that will include recommendations to help alleviate the crisis. Many of these recommendations were developed by The First Focus Campaign for[...]
 
29 weeks ago
Cultural competence is paramount in the social work field. Social workers addressing the needs of persons in specific communities—whether ethnic, sexual, religious or otherwise—must have a working knowledge of the traditions, values and assumptions of members of such communities. Transnational P[...]
 
37 weeks ago
An unprecedented growth in the aging population is expected over the next 40 years, and the minority population of older adults is expected to increase significantly more than that of white older adults. Yet accessing home- and community-based care may be more difficult for minority older adults tha[...]