October 23, 2014
CRSP Speaker Recounts How War on Drugs Affects Poor Urban African Americans At this month's CRSP Speaker Series, University of Wisconsin-Madison Sociology Professor Alice Goffman recounted how the war on drugs has turned poor urban black men i into too-frequent targets for arrest. Read more
October 20, 2014
SSW Alum's Memory Lives on in Fund that Helps Community Programs that Prevent Crime Denise Moon passed away from breast cancer in 2004, but her legacy lives on as a memorial fund set up in her name helps community programs that prevent crime. Read more
October 20, 2014
MSW Alum Melina Waldo, Advocate for Gay Rights, Passes Away at 76 Melina Waldo, an MSW alum and a former national, regional and local official for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), passed away on October 10, 2014. Read more
October 16, 2014
SSW Prof Jeffrey Shook Examines The Juvenile Justice System as Adviser for "Day Room Window" Essential Pittsburgh explores the sentencing of juveniles with SSW Professor Jeffrey Shook and playwright Bonnie Cohen, whose play "Day Room Window" about nine adolescent girls incarcerated as adults in a women’s prison is based on her experiences working in the juvenile justice system. Read more