Shaw has published widely on the criminal justice system’s response to sexual assault; this November she spoke at a meeting convened by Vice President Joe Biden to address this important topic.
While race is fluid, and increasingly difficult to succinctly define, it is imperative that we continue to try to do so, said Omi in the well-attended talk. “In a racially stratified society… social concepts of race continue to matter.”
“Truly bearing witness to the atrocity means for each of us rekindle and renew that burning call within us to become relentless and passionate activists for racial, social, and economic justice,” he said.
BCSSW’s HRSA award enters its second academic year, with a new cohort of 20 grantees who are receiving behavioral health training in primary care settings across Boston. Here, we introduce you to two of those students.
The School of Social Work’s library received a significant upgrade this past summer, when Boston College invested substantial resources to building a gleaming, innovative space for its students.