Social Policy Journal celebrates 25 years
The York-based Canadian Review of Social Policy (CRSP) celebrates 25 years with a special anniversary issue, just out. The 25th Anniversary Edition: The Present is the Past and the Future documents the origins ...
Rebuilding healthcare in Rwanda
In the wake of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa and the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, people in Rwanda are not only in need of medical attention, they also require mental health services. However, such services are scarce. There are only two ...
School hosts speaker on welfare reform
The damaging impact of welfare reform on social service delivery in the US is the subject of a talk presented by York's ... Speaker Mimi Abramovitz's lecture, titled "The Largely Untold Story of Welfare Reform and the Human Services" is based on the published report: In Jeopardy: The Impact of Welfare Reform on Non-Profit Human Service Agencies (United Way of New York City, 2002).
Director of Social Work named University Professor
Historian Varpu LindstrÖnd computer scientist Eshrat Arjomandi have been named University Professors this year and will be officially appointed at York's spring convocation. The honorary title recognizes long-serving tenured faculty members who have made an extraordinary contribution to the University as a colleague, teacher and scholar. Candidates are chosen by York's Senate sub-committee on honorary degrees and ceremonials. Lindstrom and Arjomandi are both leading scholars in their fields, pioneering ...
Graduate program hosts speaker on racism and national security
A feminist will talk about the myth of national security and an organizational development consultant, about challenging racism in the workplace, at a double seminar tonight organized by York's School of Social Work to recognize Black History Month. M. Jacqui Alexander, a University of Toronto professor of women's and gender studies, will discuss the National Security State and Other Fictions.