Tag: social justice

Social Workers in Solidarity: Dr. Teloni Discusses Community Social Work During Greek Crisis

“I insisted to stay in Greece, although the working conditions are not good at all,” Dr. Teloni told the audience of nearly 50 Boston-area social work students and professors on Tuesday, November 3. “I do believe that we have to stay there and we need to fight for social change.” Dr. Dora Teloni joined BU […]

Boston University Presents the Third Annual Hubie Jones Lecture in Urban Health

Dr. Donald Berwick, former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to discuss healthcare reform and social justice BOSTON (Feb. 14, 2014) —The Boston University School of Social Work is pleased to announce Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as the guest speaker for […]

Clinical Professor Lee Staples Authors Article on Community Organizing, Grassroots Groups

In his latest article, “Community Organizing for Social Justice: Grassroots Groups for Power,” Clinical Professor Lee Staples spoke to the power of grassroots organizations in addressing social justice issues though the use of task-oriented groups within the context of community organizing. From creating access points for present and future generations of indigenous groups to participate […]