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Paid Social Work Internships
University of Texas students holding rally to get social work internship hours paid. More information in the video here: Texas Internship Challenge.

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Increased demand and burnout are driving many BIPOC therapists to ‘the breaking point’
It is most noticeable to therapists of color that, since the start of the pandemic, their peers are leaving the profession in droves. The need for more mental health services during the Covid-19 pandemic — and in its aftermath — has increased the responsibilities of therapists.

Black pastor arrested for watering neighbor's flowers
Pastor Michael Jennings was arrested in Childersburg, Alabama while watering his neighbor's flowers, as they asked him to do. Body camera footage released by the Childersburg Police Department shows the arrest. Source: CNN

Biden signs bill making lynching a federal hate crime into law
President Joe Biden signs into law H.R. 55, the "Emmett Till Antilynching Act" on March 29, 2022.

California is calling on Native American tribes to help prevent wildfires with traditional burns
California once prohibited Native American fire practices. Now, it's asking tribes to use them to help prevent wildfires.

For a just recovery from Covid, CNY must confront longstanding disparities (Guest Opinion by Lemir Teron)
Lemir Teron, Ph.D., of Syracuse, is an assistant professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. 

NIH needed help reaching communities of color about COVID-19, but....
From CNN: NIH needed help reaching communities of color about COVID-19, but grassroots groups say they were not paid properly.

Updated: April 14, 2023