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UIC Black History Makers

Black History Makers at Jane Addams

The Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Blacks (CCSB) has recognized three members of the JACSW community as UIC Black History Makers. This award recognizes individuals who are making history here at UIC…

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Jane Addams Alumni Honored by NASW-IL

Two Jane Addams alumni have received statewide honors from the National Association of Social Workers, Illinois Chapter (NASW-IL).

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Voting is Social Work

Jane Addams College of Social Work is very pleased to partner with the School of Social Work at UIUC and several other Illinois Universities on an initiative to mobilize faculty, staff and students…

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Community Engagement: the Special Genius of Social Work

Community engagement is a term often heard in social work and in academia, but what does it really mean to “engage” the community? When asked this question, Professor Alice K. Butterfield says without…

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Operation Ac-COUNT-Ability: Don't Count Us Out

“The census is important to communities, but people don’t always understand how or why,” says Dr. Joseph Strickland, Associate Director of the Jane Addams Center for Social Policy and Research. Strickland is spearheading…