The event was emceed by Surdna Foundation board member Kelly Nowlin, and included the perspectives of United Way CEO Mike Durkin, InnerCity Weightlifting CEO Jon Feinman, and the co-founder of the City of Boston’s Office of New Mechanics Nigel Jacob.
Cross, who spent 35 years at WCVB as a reporter and anchorwoman and now heads her own strategic advising business, spoke on “What Phenomenal Women Know.”
The most recent installment of BC Social Work’s Winston Leadership Series, run by the BC Center for Social Innovation in partnership with the United Way, featured Rich Greif.
The Louis D. Brown Peace Institute was founded a year following Louis’ death, in 1994, to address the injustices of a system that doesn’t support families with children who are victims of violence. Its stated mission is to provide a center for “healing, teaching, and learning for families and communities impacted by murder, trauma, grief, and loss.”
The founder and CEO of Harbor Camps sits down with Innovate to discuss what Boston College meant to him, and how the support he received here has allowed him to establish, and grow, a first-of-its kind inclusive camp.
The Secretary addressed what her office is doing to combat the opioid epidemic in the Commonwealth, emphasizing the data-driven approach that is already serving to curb addiction and overdoses across the state.
The City Councilwoman provided the keynote address at this year’s BCSSW Diversity Conference. The theme was “Powerful Women.”
The BCSSW graduate, who is the president and CEO of the Institute for Nonprofit Practice, addressed students during the latest installment of innovation talks at the United Way.
On November 11th, BCSSW was honored to hear from the NIJ’s communications director on “Turning Powerful Ideas into Meaningful Change: How to Translate Research to Support its Use,” offering specific techniques to the social worker or academic seeking to advocate for new policy based on study findings.
Leaders in the field participated in a panel discussion that addressed the exploitation of immigrants, including fraud, scams, and financial threats to the foreign born living in America, as well as resources for lawyers and social workers working to mitigate these threats.