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Minorities and Immigration News

3 days ago
his seismic demographic change will cause many immigrants to lack access to education, job opportunities, and basic social services to become an unavoidable problem for America, Calvo said. Ospino said that the Catholic Church, 50 years ago, was 90 ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
4 days ago
Social services and welfare systems offer ways of restoring missing links in politics: community cohesion and solidarity
Donald Trump’s inauguration as president will deepen the concern he has already caused among vulnerable communities in the US and globally. The commitments he made during his[...]
PolicyCareersHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 days ago
he nurse then plugged into what is now the Wilma Hepker School of Social Work and Sociology and did her practicum counseling work at a substance abuse treatment program. She fell in love with the work and finished off her bachelor’s degree, choosing a ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Major alerts, cancer operations cancelled, patients dying, yet Theresa May still won’t listen. But maybe there’s a tipping point that could force a responseFrom every previous NHS crisis, the tipping point should have come last week. Prime ministers crumple when people die – as they have in th[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
1 week ago
As is usual in such discussions, Professor Sarah Harper’s analysis of the effect of stopping net immigration under Brexit (Brexit-led decline in immigration ‘will raise retirement age’, 16 January) has major flaws – failing to explore the implications of automation/robotics, and not examinin[...]
Health and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
ome will point to studies showing that undocumented immigrants are a drain on our system, although most of the largest estimates of how much they might cost the country in social services (including Trump's $113 billion claim) come from sources seeking to ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
ee had previously dedicated $3.8 million to support the needs of San Francisco's robust immigrant community, and allocated an additional $1.5 million to expand immigrant legal and social services following the election of Donald Trump. The mayor has also ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
ith the inauguration of the nation’s 45 president less than a week away, immigration attorneys, advocates and social service agencies on the South ... one of the most prominent social services organization serving the immigrant community south of ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Donald Trump’s trade and immigration policies will protect big agriculture but leave smaller businesses to fail The most significant event in food and agriculture over the past year did not take place on our farms. Nor did it occur in our factories, in our restaurants or on our kitchen tables. It [...]
Minorities and Immigration
1 week ago
As a trans man, only once in 40 years have I been unable to use the public loos. As a disabled man, too often to recount. Anne Wafula Strike (Paralympian forced to wet herself, 2 January) and Penny Pepper (When nature calls we all need to answer, 4 January) outline the experiences of all (yes, all) [...]
Minorities and ImmigrationDisabilities
1 week ago
t hasn’t been determined yet exactly what services the office would offer, but Solis’ office said it would help immigrants find legal representation to fight deportation cases and assist them in identifying other social services. A detailed plan ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Community leaders tell MPs that complaints to police receive mixed response and some schools turn a blind eyePoles and other eastern Europeans living in Britain fear there will be a fresh spike in hate crime when the Brexit process is formally triggered before the end of March, MPs have been told.Po[...]
EducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
lack, brown and white people all dealt with poverty, unemployment, police violence, substandard housing, inadequate schools and a lack of social services. Ethnic and racial groups each created their own social service and activist networks to combat every ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
ut Democrats and groups that provide social services said the suggestion was unreasonable. “I don’t know how you would be able to fund all the critical services in the state by removing that revenue source,” said House Minority Leader Sam Singh ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
onfident that Fields is referring to deregulation and tax cuts and not that “beautiful wall,” nor the deportation trail of tears, we must be concerned that those “cuts” do not eventually draw blood from public education and social services.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Repeat offender figures from DVLA suggest that ‘a minority of drivers have a drink problem rather than a driving problem’More than 8,000 motorists have been caught drink-driving twice in the past five years.Nearly 450 people were prosecuted three times, while two were caught on six occasions, ac[...]
Minorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Labour peer who forced government to help unaccompanied minors says rise of rightwing movements means vulnerable children face a perilous futureRefugees seeking sanctuary in Europe will face an increasingly hostile environment in the coming year, according to the Labour peer Alf Dubs, who predicts g[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Social Mobility Commission study says group’s lower likelihood of being employed in managerial or professional jobs is down to workplace discriminationChildren of Bangladeshi and Pakistani origin in Britain have outperformed other ethnic groups to achieve rapid improvements at every level of educa[...]
EducationChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
4 weeks ago
t is also comforting to know that our county parks, beaches, sheriff’s department, fire department, healthcare, childcare, social services, jails, roads, libraries, pensions and homeless needs are all so well funded that the supervisors can spend money ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
rranged to sign a part of the deal outside the suburban social services centre where he had once waited in line to collect food stamps. Koum, like many in the tech industry, is an immigrant. He was a teenager when he and his mother moved to the San ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
ne of the leading refugee resettlement agencies operating in the state is Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan ... A federal appeals court blocked Pence’s attempt to prevent social service agencies from helping resettle immigrants ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
on Bowen, who heads the Urban League Empowerment Fund, said the fund “allows the National Urban League to build upon its legacy role, as a social service intermediary to become a financial intermediary. It’s another tool to help impact local ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
Simon Jenkins’ attempt to cast older white men as a put-upon minority suffering discrimination in all walks of life (Pale stale males are the last group it’s OK to vilify, 15 December) is absurd. Jenkins suggests that the era of white-male hegemony is over and that we are now in a world where ol[...]
WomenHousing and PovertyGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
5 weeks ago
reitbart News also contacted Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Lutheran Social Services, two of the largest resettlement agencies based in Minnesota, and asked if either had helped to resettle Ayanle, but did not receive a response. “According to the ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
The charity gives people from minority ethnic backgrounds a toehold in an overwhelmingly white profession. We need it if we want a representative mediaIt’s been seven months since the Daily Mail, through its venomous columnist Katie Hopkins, launched an attack on Creative Access (CA) – a British[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
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Latest Blog

17 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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22 weeks 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[...]
 
50 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[...]
 
51 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[...]