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 […]
Students explore Richmond’s struggles with race, injustice
Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, students in Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Social Work took a tour of Richmond on Wednesday to better understand the city — as well as social work — through a racial justice lens. “I consider myself a radical social worker,” said Rebecca Keel, a master’s of social work student, speaking to her fellow […]