New York University
NYU Receives $16 Million Gift for Social Science Research Using Big Data
New York University’s Silver School of Social Work has received what NYU called one of the largest gifts ever given to such a school, which will be used to try to crack open new insights into the problems of racism and social inequality.
Old Fears and Dreads Return with a Vengeance
Everyone knows the saying that only two things in life are for certain, those being death and taxes, but I like to think there is a third: change. Change is no longer a stranger in my life but more like that friend from high school when seen in public, you do your best to avoid, but eventually, your eyes lock and an awkward, “What have you been up to” conversation ensues.
Older Foster Youth Can Feel Unprepared to Navigate Mental Health Care, Study Finds
When James McIntyre left the foster care system at age 21, he said good riddance to therapy. It had never helped him much, and it felt like a chore. “Therapy was thrown at me.
This Conference to End Youth Homelessness May Have Been the Biggest Ever
No issue dominates big city politics right now like homelessness. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have come in for the harshest criticism of their tenures over proliferating tent villages and visible human suffering on their sidewalks.
Parent Defense Movement Warily Celebrates Momentum on Child Welfare Reform
An emboldened parent defense movement convened at a Ritz-Carlton near Washington, D.C., last week, intent to capitalize on recent policy victories and public attention. The goal? To reduce the number of parents they believe are unnecessarily separated from their kids by the child welfare system.