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New JACSW award

JACSW Introduces New Faculty/Staff Award

Nominations are being sought for the inaugural Community Engagement Award, honoring JACSW faculty and staff for their achievements in community engagement and partnership that promotes collaboration between the college and community partners. Learn…

Assistant Professor Michelle-Ann Rhoden Neita

Grant Focuses on Keeping Child Welfare Workers

Jane Addams College of Social Work Assistant Professor Michelle-Ann Rhoden Neita is serving as co-Principal Investigator on a $200,648 grant from the Florida Institute for Child Welfare (FICW) to develop approaches on keeping…

Joseph Strickland, director of the Jane Addams Policy and Research Center, and Anjanette Young

JACSW alum discusses violence against Black women

The Jane Addams Policy and Research Center’s Women Reconnecting, Organizing, Advocating, and Responding (W.R.O.A.R) Coalition hosted its first “Community Chew & Chat” on Nov. 15 featuring Anjanette Young, the victim of a botched…

the arms of a young person of color gripping a fence

Social Work within Justice Systems

More than one-third of full-time faculty at Jane Addams College of Social Work have experience with justice systems and system-involved individuals and families, making it one of few social work programs nationally to…

Dr. Osei Darkwa

Remembering Dr. Osei Darkwa

Dr. Darkwa was a humanitarian and a pioneer, and his unique combination of traditional and technological experiences provided a distinctive and valuable perspective at the College.