News: Black Lives Matter

The Psychological Toll of Anti-Asian Attacks for New Yorkers of Chinese Descent

Findings from a CSSW-led study show NYC’s residents of Chinese descent facing a “double pandemic” of COVID-19 and discrimination. Unfair…

July 9 @ 10:19 pm

Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller Tells Class of 2021: “More than a profession, you’ve chosen justice”

The following is the text of the keynote address delivered by Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller at a virtual commencement held…

May 11 @ 4:34 pm

Reimagining Collaboration in Mental Health, Societal Bias and Black Communities With Microsoft

CSSW Professor Desmond Upton Patton works with the tech giant to shape new AI strategies that take into account the…

May 5 @ 1:07 pm

Students Set Up First Columbia University Chapter of the Association of Black Social Workers

Open to any person of African ancestry across the University, the chapter will focus on the social welfare needs of…

May 3 @ 11:09 pm

Courtney Cogburn Receives Grant to Analyze Twitter Discourse on #BlackLivesMatter

The project will analyze, on a large scale, the emotionally charged social media exchanges that follow the police killings of…

April 7 @ 3:30 pm

Action Lab, Now a Center, Welcomes Its First Executive Director, Dr. Ovita Williams

Created in Spring 2020, the CSSW Action Lab for Social Justice quickly reaches two significant milestones. Dean Melissa Begg recently…

October 21, 2020 @ 2:57 pm

The Justice Lab Welcomes Gladys Carrión

Gladys Carrión (center) holding up the sign for the launch of Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice, April 10, 2019 As…

October 6, 2020 @ 4:35 pm

CSSW Presses to Get Out the Vote

CSSW redoubles its longstanding commitment to expanding the vote and standing up for the people social workers serve. (See links…

September 3, 2020 @ 5:35 pm

Columbia School of Social Work Launches Social Work Action Lab for Social Justice

Born in response to COVID-19, the Action Lab now includes an Action for Black Lives campaign addressing police violence and…

June 30, 2020 @ 3:02 pm

COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLE: Meaning of Juneteenth and Plans for Commemoration

In this virtual roundtable, a group of CSSW affiliates discusses the meaning of Juneteenth in their own lives. Juneteenth, a…

June 19, 2020 @ 3:05 am

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