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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.

image of broekn glass and bullet casing on the ground, with the text On the Front Lines of Violence Interruption

On the Front Lines of Violence Intervention

Two new studies at the Jane Addams Center for Social Policy and Research have focused on a long-neglected but essential aspect of community-based violence intervention programs: the people who work on the front lines.

Dr. Joseph Strickland and Tariq Thomas

Two UIC Black History Makers at Jane Addams

Two members of the Jane Addams College of Social Work community have been honored as Black History Makers by the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Blacks: Dr. Joseph Strickland and MSW student…