Prof. Gómez Contributes Expertise on Sexual Abuse to New Book on Black Activism

Jennifer M. Gómez, an assistant professor at Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW), contributed an important chapter on sexual abuse and healing in a new book examining Black activism from 2000-2022.  Her chapter, titled “Black Activism from the Ivory Tower: Cultural Betrayal, Sexual Abuse, and Healing for Black Women and Girls,” offers a Black […]

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Prof. Alvarez-Hernandez & Colleague Center Chicana & Latina Feminisms to Reimagine Trans Latinas’ Mental Health

While understanding that cultural theories can help social workers understand clients whose lives differ from their own, stereotyping is a common pitfall that keeps people in marginalized groups from getting the help they need. To combat this pattern among trans Latinas, Prof. Luis Alvarez-Hernandez from BU School of Social Work co-authored a paper on their […]