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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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SSW Receives Sahm Award for Local Healthy Eating Partnership

The UGA School of Social Work has received a Sahm Award for its partnership with Farm to Neighborhood’s HEALTHYouth program, which builds sustainable healthy eating habits in elementary and middle school youth by providing nutrition education that teaches hands-on skills along with healthy meal planning and budgeting tips. Farm to Neighborhood is an Athens-Clarke county-based organization focused on creating a community where everyone has access to delicious, nutritious, and affordable food choices.

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