With ‘Richmond [Re]Visited,’ social work students get a close look at Richmond’s history of housing and racial injustice
The annual event was planned and implemented by School of Social Work students, faculty and alumni to introduce future social workers to Richmond.
VCU social work students tour Richmond to explore ‘school-to-prison pipeline’
With Richmond [Re]Visited, social work students seek to understand Richmond’s history and context for issues facing social workers and community members. At Art 180, Marvin Brown, a 22-year-old from Richmond and an advocate with the Rise for Youth Network, told the VCU students how he worked with the incarcerated young people taking part in Performing […]
Black Lives Matter co-founder to speak at VCU
Opal Tometi, a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, will speak at Virginia Commonwealth University on March 31. Tometi, an activist who has worked at the intersection of racial justice and immigrant rights for more than a decade, will speak at 7 p.m. at the Stuart C. Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St. in […]
Social work students celebrated at Black History in the Making event
In 1983, Daryl Dance, Ph.D., distinguished scholar of African American and Caribbean literature at Virginia Commonwealth University, established Black History in the Making. Black history in the Making is an event centered around the achievements of African American students around cultural competency, academic rigor and community service. To date, more than 550 students have been recognized by […]