CSWE Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice

Call for Papers

Advances in Social Work Practice with Multicultural Communities in the Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work

Editors: Yolanda C. Padilla, Ruth McRoy, and Rocio Calvo

2017 Annual Survey: Diversity and Social Justice

Check your email the week of Nov. 20 for the 2017 Annual Survey. Please be sure to answer the special topic questions about resources to support your teaching on diversity and justice.  Are you interested in content on current issues, teaching strategies, resources for practice, ways to enrich the learning environment, other areas? We look forward to your input.


Thank You!

The work of the CSWE Center for Diversity is made possible through the partnership, collaboration, and support of the University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work.


The Center for Diversity and Social and Economic Justice is a resource to prepare social workers with the knowledge and skills to engage in effective practice with diverse populations and to help transform social systems in pursuit of more humane and equitable conditions.

New Teaching Resource

Newly released documentary: I Am Not Your Negro, based on the legacy and work of acclaimed and influential American writer and activist, James Baldwin.

iamnotyournegro.jpg*I Am Not Your Negro DVD and I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary Filmby James Baldwin and Raoul Peck (Penguin Random House, 2017). 



Center Activities

Responding to emerging issues

  • Across the country, a growing resolve to face our history of racism. Resources for the classroom in the wake of Charlottesville available here.
  • Long-Term Care in America: Hispanics' Cultural Concerns and Difficulties with Care New national survey reveals that less than a quarter of Hispanics are confident that long-term care services can accommodate their cultural needs. See the report here