Grand Challenges for Social Work Calendar

At SSWR 2020, we launched our new Grand Challenges for Social Work Calendar! Each month, we will focus on one of the Grand Challenges, highlighting work that is being done to advance the field and address some of society’s largest challenges. Below is the list of corresponding Grand Challenges each month. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up, and let us know how you are #Up4theChallenge by telling us how you are working to address the Grand Challenges for Social Work!

January: Reduce extreme economic inequality

February: Achieve equal opportunity and justice

March: Promote smart decarceration

April: Build financial capability for all

May: Ensure healthy development for all youth

June: Eradicate social isolation

July: Harness technology for social good

August: Create social responses to a changing environment

September: Advance long and productive lives

October: Build healthy relationships to end violence

November: End homelessness

December: Close the health gap


Grand Challenges for Social Work Invites You to Go‚ÄĘGrander!