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What Do We Want from the President?

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 @ 11:35AM

Should Republicans take control of the United States Senate there will be many political pundits faulting Democrats for their inability to get black voters to go the polls.  Why won’t black voters go to the polls in large numbers?  Well, it’s a non-presidential election which typically leads to low voter…

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Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Are Social Workers Helping Inmates Rot in Solitary Confinement?

As I wrote in a blog post several weeks ago, there are about 25,000 people held in solitary confinement in...

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Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The Forgotten Poor: More Children Living in Extreme Poverty

The number of children living in extreme poverty—on $2.00 or less per person per day in a household—grew significantly from...

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Symposium on Children’s Mental Health Plenary

Sunday, January 5th, 2014 @ 3:22PM

The Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) and the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work sponsored a day-long symposium on Federal Policies Impacting Children’s Mental Health Services...