CSWE Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice

Coming Soon

We received excellent submissions to our call for Advances in Social Work Practice with Multicultural Communities in the Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social WorkWe will announce the publication of the special issue in the fall.

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

2017 Annual Survey: 
Diversity and Social Justice

Thank you for your thoughtful and valuable input regarding resources to support teaching on diversity and justice. We are compiling the responses and will present the results at the upcoming APM in Orlando, Florida.


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, there is a growing resolve to face our history of racism. Resources for the classroom in the wake of Charlottesville are available here.
  • Long-Term Care in America: Hispanics' Cultural Concerns and Difficulties With Care—A 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