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Minorities and Immigration News

22 hours ago
egal Aid and other groups have embedded attorneys and volunteers in an unused room in the courthouse and connected the children and their families with social services from mental health counselors to homeless shelters. Advocates said the caseloads are ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 days ago
ne of the things you found was that immigrants tend to move from countries with fewer social services and benefits to those with more. Well, not necessarily. What we find is that people are attracted to economic opportunity, and the countries that have a ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
wo foundations donated money to the Oakland Unified School District in California to help fund a person to connect about 150 unaccompanied students with legal and social services; many didn't have legal representation at immigration hearings. "We feel ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
wo foundations donated money to the Oakland Unified School District in California to help fund a person to connect about 150 unaccompanied students with legal and social services; many didn't have legal representation at immigration hearings. "We feel ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
portion of each calendar sale will be donated to the University Settlement, a nonprofit social service agency in the Lower East Side that helps over 30,000 immigrants and workers every year.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
roups like Lutheran Social Service and Catholic Charities led the way in helping the Hmong find homes, jobs and English language classes, Mr. Allen said, and political leaders like former St. Paul mayor George Latimer openly welcomed the new refugees.
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5 days ago
Minorities Are Forced Into Nursing Homes at Greater Rates. Karen D. Lincoln is an associate professor in the University of Southern California School of Social Work and the director of the university's Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work.
New York Times via Google News 
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareGerontologyMinorities and Immigration
1 week 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.
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1 week 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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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2 weeks 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.
Local Government Chronicle via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingGerontologyMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
3 weeks 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
3 weeks 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
3 weeks 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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3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 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 ...
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1 week 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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10 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[...]
 
30 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[...]
 
38 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[...]