Commit to Positive Social Change.

Transformative Learning

Preparing students for leadership in practice, policy, and research

Innovative research

Seeking creative answers to society’s most pressing problems

Culturally responsive community service

Partnering with communities to find solutions to their unique challenges


To individuals. To communities. To social justice.

Commit to Positive Social Change.

We prepare culturally responsive social work practitioners, organizational leaders and scholars to address social problems and promote social justice through teaching, research and service.



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Photovoice project engages youth with policymakers

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. For a handful of Athens youth, pictures can also promote positive social change.