A team of researchers from the Boston College School of Social Work’s (BCSSW) Center for Social Innovation delivered a research report to the philanthropic network Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities (FADICA) that offers a working definition of “Catholic social innovation” and highlights 64 examples of such work in response to the global refugee and migrant crisis.
The blog is proud to announce the launch of the Innovate Podcast, a recurring feature focusing on today’s most pressing issues, with perspectives on those issues from BC Social Work’s thought leaders.
This semester, Innovate@BCSW is following the experiences of four BC Social Work students who have embarked on international field education placements in Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This video diary and blog post comes from Fionna Fallon, who is working at Jesuit Refugee Services at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya.
This past December, Boston College School of Social Work Visiting Professor Maryanne Loughry joined Professor Westy Egmont to teach an innovative immigration course at the U.S./ Mexico border.