Social Work History

This timeline is a supplement to a presentation by Susan Mankita and Linda May Grobman at the Social Work Distance Education Conference, April 13, 2016, in Indianapolis, IN. Read more

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Get Into the Act - The Older Americans Act Turns 50

This year marks a milestone in the history of how the U.S. supports its older citizens. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Older Americans Act into law in July 1965. For 50 years, the OAA has provided the nation with programs for older Americans. Read more

Social Work News

Hull House Coffee Room

Irving Kane Pond, "The Life of Architecture", Architectural Record (1905), p. 146-160

I’ve had the privilege of escorting groups of social work students to visit the Hull House museum in Chicago, home to Jane Addams and other social reformers. Many don’t realize that Hull House was where the social activists lived as well as worked. Read more



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