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Minorities and Immigration News

3 days ago
Boris DeWiel (Letters, 5 December) attacks Stephen Hawking’s plea for egalitarianism, apparently on the grounds that as one of the self-professed elite Hawking can only be paying lip service to such a view. It seems, first, that Hawking’s self-identifying was just factual in terms of what most p[...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
3 days ago
Muslim groups say review of social integration is a missed opportunity and could damage community relationsMuslim groups have raised concerns about the government’s community cohesion report, arguing that it confuses race, religion and immigration and focuses too heavily on Muslim communities.
3 days ago
Study attacks attempts by governments to boost ethnic integration as ‘saris, samosas and steel drums for the well-intentioned’Governments have failed for more than a decade to ensure that social integration in the UK has kept up with the “unprecedented pace and scale of immigration” and have[...]
5 days ago
More than 200 donors, policy makers and FGM experts joined senate minority leader Harry Reid at Washington DC summitA Kenyan expert pleaded with delegates at a US summit on female genital mutilation (FGM) on Friday not to waste any more time sending white men and consultants to Africa “to tell us [...]
5 days ago
n Connecticut, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy pledged to stand up for state laws when they conflicted with the Trump administration’s policies on immigration, abortion, L.G.B.T. rights, social services spending and guns. And the State Innovation Exchange ...
1 week ago
In poorest countries, only one in 27 people with depression receive adequate treatment, according to researchersOnly a small minority of people with depression across the world, just one in 27 in the poorest countries, receive even minimally adequate treatment for their condition, a major study has [...]
1 week ago
4 million from the Aging and Disability Services Programs. $3 million from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, including more than $1 million from the Pandemic Influenza and BioShield Fund. Connect with LifeZette
1 week ago
Southern Poverty Law Center counts 867 hate incidents across US in 10 days since election, with many targeting immigrants, African Americans and MuslimsThe Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has counted 867 hate incidents in the 10 days after the US election, a report released Tuesday found, a phen[...]
1 week ago
olice said the group were detained on suspicion of entering the UK illegally. The government said one of the 15 who claimed to be a minor had been referred to social services. A spokesman for the Home Office said immigration officers were sent to the ...
2 weeks ago
ustavo Arellano recalls reacting skeptically to protests by his fellow high school classmates 26 years ago against the punitive ballot measure that denied many social services to undocumented immigrants. But now he realizes that the students in 1994 were ...
2 weeks ago
When a group of mothers complained, they say they were told that management would “call immigration, social services and the police.”) “The landlords in one building allegedly told tenants that the new managers ‘don’t want to rent to people with ...
2 weeks ago
Women and equalities select committee says there has been a lack of transparency over impact of the 2015 spending reviewA committee of MPs has called for an independent inquiry into why the government has not revealed an analysis of how its spending plans have affected women, minorities and disabled[...]
3 weeks ago
he U.S. church has a nationwide network of legal and social service programs for immigrants and refugees. "Our mission is to help people to be united in our country and have hope," Gomez said. At the Baltimore meeting, a video was shown of Francis reading ...
3 weeks ago
ictoria’s politicians should also lobby for a greater share of tax revenues on the grounds that they are incurring the lion’s share of the costs from immigration, in the form of providing expensive infrastructure and social services. Finally ...
3 weeks ago
t a social services agency which occurred shortly before Trump’s proposed Muslim immigration ban last December. Trump calls for total ban on Muslims entering US US officials have warned the country will likely face a higher risk of similar attacks as ...
3 weeks ago
ctivists in Oakland are preparing to raise money to support social services programs they assume will be gutted. In Los Angeles, they are preparing undocumented immigrants in the event that law enforcement officials come for them. In Wisconsin ...
3 weeks ago
ecent immigrants frequently used library resources for a broad range of needs. Librarians helped them navigate social services, download and fill out forms related to getting insurance and healthcare or apply for jobs, communicate with lawyers ...
4 weeks ago
Maganbhai Patel, known as Masterji, came to Coventry from India, and soon packed in his factory job for a career as a photographer. His images – now on show in his first exhibition – add up to a brilliantly evocative portrait of immigrant life Continue reading...
4 weeks ago
o shut down needed social services, to rape our public lands, to deny climate change, to end the Affordable Care Act, to send packing anyone whose skin color, religion, or ethnic background, doesn't match his idea of a pure America. He has threatened to ...
4 weeks ago
e received a BA in Political Science and Ethnic Studies at the University of Oregon and a Masters in Social Work at Portland State University. He has worked as a middle and high school teacher and was elected to the school board. Hernandez is currently ...
4 weeks ago
I might be more impressed by Ted Cantle’s call for action to tackle growing ethnic segregation across the UK (Ethnic divide in British cities grows rapidly, 2 November) had he not been party, during his years as chief executive of Nottingham city council in the 1990s, to the destruction of the the[...]
5 weeks ago
Donald Trump’s message resonates in the most forgotten corners of the US, because viewed from these places, America no longer seems a great country The first voter I heard mention Donald Trump’s name was a mechanic in a small town near my upstate New York home. It was days after Trump announced [...]
5 weeks ago
Prof Ted Cantle, an expert on community cohesion, reveals figures that show rapid decline of white population in some areasPoliticians must urgently tackle the increasing ethnic polarisation of many of Britain’s towns and cities, according to a senior academic, as he revealed figures showing how r[...]
5 weeks ago
The millions of disabled voters facing problems at polling stations next week show the US is still far from an inclusive democracyThe spectacle of Donald Trump repeatedly demeaning and insulting just about every minority group in the US during his campaign for the presidency has been toxic and unpre[...]
5 weeks ago
arris also supports creating a new class of immigrants who would not be eligible for most social services, but whose children could qualify for citizenship. He cited how “incredibly important” temporary visa workers are to the Eastern Shore economy.
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11 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has set five social justice priorities to address over the next year — voting rights, criminal justice reforms, juvenile justice, immigration reform and economic justice and equity. Within this set of social justice priorities are four sub-prioriti[...]
 

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16 weeks ago
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44 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[...]
 
45 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[...]
 
51 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[...]