Deseret News quoting Ernest Gonzales, School of Social Work “Workers who long for an early retirement may want to ponder this before they decide whether to stay on the job or go: Following retirement, life satisfaction initially increases — for a short time…” Expert quote: “I am concerned we not pit generations against each other.” […]
Boston Globe quoting Ernest Gonzales, School of Social Work “At 66, Toby Sandler is still working, with no plans to stop…” Expert quote: “I certainly don’t want to convey the message that we have to be productive forever.” View full article.
Associated Press quoting Ernest Gonzales, School of Social Work “Suddenly jobless and with small children to support, Jose Victor Camargo without hesitation cashed out a retirement account he had with his former employer…” Expert quote: “Latinos are using retirement accounts for emergencies.” View full article.
New York Times Renée Spencer, School of Social Work “As teenagers make plans for the summer, several questions pop up…” Expert quote: “College-educated adults can help disadvantaged teenagers navigate unfamiliar systems, broker links to other adults, and provide concrete information their parents just might not have.” View full article.
WBUR interviewing Linda Sprague Martinez, School of Social Work “Real estate racism doesn’t have to officially exist, like back in the bad old days of redlining, in order to still exist…” Listen to full interview.
ABC News Christopher Salas-Wright, School of Social Work President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will invite three relatives of victims of deadly crimes committed by undocumented immigrants to the president’s joint address before Congress on Tuesday… Expert quote: ““Again and again, we see evidence that they are not,” Salas-Wright said.” View full article
Chicago Tribune Gail Steketee, School of Social Work Wen Bec and Lee Shuer were dating, she thought all of the stuff crammed into Lee’s house belonged to him and his roommates… Expert quote: “Hoarders can benefit by working on skills like sorting and organizing, said Gail Steketee, dean and professor at the Boston University School of […]
CSPAN Linda Sprague Martinez, School of Social Work Linda Sprague Martinez, an assistant professor at Boston University’s School of Social Work, talked by video from Boston about a report from the Center for Promise that shows young people of color feel unsafe in their communities and lack access to support and opportunities… View video of […]
Newburyport News Lee Staples, School of Social Work If you’ve noticed a stranger or two wearing a safety pin like a minimalist brooch, it’s not a new millennial fashion trend… Expert quote: “It’s not an either/or situation. For somebody that just says, ‘I’m wearing the pin, I’m cool,’ I think that is an example of slacktivism, […]
WBUR Hyeouk Chris Hahm, School of Social Work As a senior at Wellesley College, Lily Luo would often spend her evenings traveling to Boston to talk out her fears and frustrations with other Asian-American women… Expert quote: “Their suicide rate is higher than white and black and Hispanic.” View full article