News: systemic racism

Two Outstanding Scholars Join CSSW Faculty

The addition of Rob Eschmann and Nkemka Anyiwo to the CSSW faculty marks the start of a cluster hire of…

August 16 @ 9:36 pm

SPECIAL REPORT: Social Work in Times of Crisis

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in New York City in March 2020, research teams at Columbia’s School of Social Work…

June 25 @ 6:19 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

Reimagining the Future After a Crisis: Falling Short, Winning Big, Challenging Norms, and Enacting Change

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, the Center on Poverty and Social…

April 9 @ 10:30 pm

New Projects, New Tools, and a New Focus on COVID’s Most Vulnerable Populations

In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, the Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC)…

April 9 @ 10:09 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

Who Produces Science During Crisis?

With research on the social impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic now underway, Courtney Cogburn argues for examining who receives funding…

April 1 @ 3:53 pm

2021 LIN LECTURE: Black Youth Respond with Resilience to the Challenges of COVID-19, Racism, and Virtual Learning

Black families have been hit hard by the events of the past year. How have Black youth coped? For this…

March 26 @ 7:46 pm

The Power of Collective Action

Illustration by Julie Winegard Coronavirus has exposed many fault lines in our society. We need to work together to enact…

August 14, 2020 @ 8:09 pm

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