Social Justice Corner

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. 

Chicago Suburb Housing Reparations ProposalEvanston, Ill., is set to become the first American city to provide reparations to some of its Black residents, marking a historic step toward restitution to African Americans who have been historically disenfranchised and discriminated against in the U.S. following over two centuries of slavery.

Senseless Acts of Violence - Atlanta Mass Shootings (Trevor Noah "The Daily Social Distancing Show")

Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline - Central Valley Movement Building Impact Report The report encapsulates the impact that CVMB is having on the gradual dismantling of the school-to-prison pipeline in the Central Valley.

"Sistas in Support" - Hot Cocoa Convos!Social Work faculty member, Jenell Thompson, working with Black female students.

Our very own Dr. Kilolo Brodie has been reappointed to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities Kilolo Brodie is a mother, Stanislaus State professor of social work, advisor to Master of Social Work (MSW) students, unofficial mentor to fellow faculty of color, and chair of the President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion.

Small Town Counseling - Alyssa Najera, LCSW A small town counseling practice located in Oakdale and Sonora, CA, serving Stanislaus County, Tuolumne County, and surrounding areas.

Kou Yang, Hmong Pioneer and Scholar (1954-2021)Kou Yang, Ed. D., MSW. Professor Emeritus of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Stanislaus

Decades later, the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study stirs wariness in the Black community over the COVID-19 vaccineThis racist history in rural Alabama has had lasting implications on how African Americans view healthcare in America.

Want To Defund The Police? Start On Campus

The Black Experience in Higher Education: The Souls of Black Professors (

Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng - MLB's first female, Asian-American general manager

Appeals court upholds Harvard's affirmative action policy

CSU Office of the Chancellor - new! Race & Ethnicity in Higher Education reportHighlights: Tribal Colleges & Universities/Serving Native Students; Mental Health & Racial Equity in Graduate Education; Undoing Affirmative Action; Master's & Doctoral Degree Recipients by Race/Ethnicity; Federal Loan Payments & Default Rates by Race/Ethnicity.

What does 'Latinx' mean and should it be used?

Scholars talk about being Black on campus in 2020

Thoughts from a social worker on confronting police brutality, institutional racism, and state-sanctioned violence. 

Real Estate Home Appraisal Discrimination

Trump Executive Order Could Make HBCUs Ineligible for Nearly All Federal Funding (see the 14-minute mark regarding Critical Race Theory)

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) released a report examining transportation challenges affecting the Black community.

Texas social workers will no longer be allowed to discriminate against LGBTQ Texans and people with disabilities

People With Down Syndrome 10 Times More Likely To Die From COVID-19