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Proposed Grand Challenge Ideas

Proposed Grand Challenge Ideas

Jan 2

Reducing the Impact of Stigma

I would love social work to tackle the Stigma. It is a major problem that impacts on how resources (social, economic, health, housing, etc.) are distributed in our society. There are many levels where stigma impacts our society, which includes… continue reading

Dec 13

The Quest for Home

“Home” means shelter, safety, security, a locus for living, and a sense of belonging. To be without a home – to be homeless – is perhaps the most serious expression of material deprivation and poverty, exclusion, risk, and rootlessness that… continue reading