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Minorities and Immigration News

1 day ago
ome state and federal government officials argued that social service provision may provide an answer to ... It demanded that the Somali community receive funding and social services “the same way every other Minnesota community receives them ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
Prisons are now the largest provider of residential care for elderly men. What does that say about us? Guardian readers respondThe fact that prisons are now the largest provider of residential care for elderly men in the UK is just one more sign of the degraded “society” we live in (Buried alive[...]
Health and CareGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 days ago
Seven years of anti-migrant policies have resulted in people with rights to housing losing out. As a sector, we can at least pledge to be open and fairFor almost a quarter of a century there has been a steady growth in legal measures that restrict migrants’ access to housing. This has accelerated[...]
HousingPovertyHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
5 days ago
read with interest the May 21 article “Left in the Lurch,” by Betty Adams. As clinical director for Paramount Behavioral Services, I am distressed when I read about agencies in our area that no longer provide services for people who live with mental ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
million legal assistance program, run by the state Department of Social Services, was first assembled to help thousands of immigrants apply for naturalization and former President Obama’s deferred action programs. With the additional money ...
Los Angeles Times via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
year budget plan that increases money for education and social services while imposing new financial restrictions on the University of California following a scathing audit. It cleared the ...
NewsObserver.com & News & Observer via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
2 a.m. California lawmakers are scheduled to vote Thursday on a budget that increases spending on education and social services while imposing new financial restrictions on the University of California. The $125 billion general fund spending plan ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
ocial Services and Multicultural Affairs minister Zed Seselja has not expressed a public position and chose not to speak in the party room but is understood to also harbour reservations about the target. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, one of the most ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
mployed at first in youth work in the Cable St area, and subsequently involved in social work with immigrant families, Dan has been a popular figure in the East End for many years, and his canvases are crammed with affectionate portraits of hundreds of ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
It’s back to the dayjob for the public servants who run the country - and before the next election, it may also be time to rethink purdah restrictionsIf political uncertainty is bad for businesses, spare a thought for the hundreds of thousands of civil servants and local government officers around[...]
Children and ParentingEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
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General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Guardian writers give their view on the main parties’ public service manifesto pledges. Here, our housing expert looks at the promises on renting and housebuilding
• Denis Campbell on health
• David Brindle on social care
• Patrick Butler on social security
• Anna Bawden on lo[...]
HousingHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationDisabilities
2 weeks ago
atson said outside the Maurice Sixto Foundation, where child advocates are working with the government social services agency to move him to a group home for vulnerable boys. Social researchers in Haiti say the cultural practice is complex, even though it ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
None of the manifestos promise enough to make sure that patients get the good standard of careIt has become a cliche of general election campaigns to claim the NHS is in danger – such a cliche that, so far, no party has yet made it in 2017. Yet it might be truer than it has ever been. The health s[...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
3 weeks ago
Although psychosis is rare, factors including stress related to migration and discrimination could contribute to increased risk, say researchersPeople from ethnic minorities have up to a five times greater risk of psychotic disorders than the white British population, researchers say.A new study rev[...]
HealthMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
We may be on different sides of the table, but legal aid lawyers like me feel the anxiety of the Home Office caseworkers who lose sleep over a failing system
I worry asylum caseworkers are failing people in their darkest hour
As a legal aid caseworker specialising in immigration and asylum, I[...]
Minorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
Populist sentiment sweeping Europe and beyond gives the profession an opportunity to find its voiceWhat have Britain’s exit from the EU and the election of Donald Trump as US president got to do with social work? A great deal, according to Ruth Allen, chief executive of the British Association of [...]
Minorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
Campaign group presses home secretary to order full evaluation of ‘right to rent’ immigration status checks by landlordsThe government has been threatened with legal action if it presses ahead with the introduction of “right to rent” immigration checks in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland[...]
HousingMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
My father, Wolf Blomfield, who has died aged 88, was a Jewish kindertransport refugee who became a psychoanalyst and made a significant contribution to social work.He was born in Berlin to Jewish parents, Erica, a photographer, and Fritz, who worked for Jewish relief organisations. As a boy of nine,[...]
Children and ParentingMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
angladesh is perceived as homogenous, often resulting in hidden discrimination for those considered to belong to minority groups. Little research has been conducted on the characteristics of diversity as predictors of work attitude and behavior in ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
All the day’s politics action, as voting begins on what will be viewed as a test run for June’s general electionWhat time will local election results be announced?The Snap: sign up for our daily election email – and read today’s
12.25pm BST Council elections are normally workmanlike even[...]
Minorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
The Sudanese asylum seeker has created a 50-strong squad to help men stuck in immigration limbo in a town that has faced anti-immigration marchesJaber Abdullah, a Sudanese asylum seeker, says he will never forget the day when Barnsley Football Club gave him tickets to go and watch the team play at t[...]
Minorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
income immigrants is in danger of losing the government funding that accounts for more than half of its $4 million budget. And elsewhere, small nonprofits working to ...
Philanthropy News Digest via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
That number is lower for people not in detention.) Since 2014, the California Department of Social Services has been sending about $3 million a year to organizations to provide legal help to more than 500 unaccompanied minors facing deportation.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
n Chicago, Odeh has worked as associate director of the Arab American Action Network, which provides social services and education. She is widely respected for her work with immigrants, especially Arab women. Hatem Abudayyeh, director of the organization ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
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4 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[...]
 

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7 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[...]
 
20 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.[...]
 
39 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[...]
 
44 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[...]