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Alumna Kennes Lin writes about the racist history of Chinese labour in Canada for the Toronto Star

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As Labour Day approaches, FIFSW alumna, community social worker, and co-chair of the Chinese Canadian National Council […]

Carmen Logie is creating the first known virtual reality intervention aimed at improving the mental health of urban refugees and displaced youth

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In 2018, social work professor Carmen Logie put on a virtual reality headset for the first time and […]

A letter to new graduates from Andria Allen, president of the FIFSW Alumni Association

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Dear Graduates, On behalf of the FIFSW Alumni Association, I wish to congratulate you on reaching this important […]

APTN airs a special presentation of Every Child Matters featuring ITR graduate Lisa Robinson

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On June 3, APTV aired a special presentation of Every Child Matters, a documentary by the National […]

Kennes Lin receives the 2021 OASW Beverley Antle Leadership Award from the Ontario Association of Social Workers

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FIFSW alumna Kennes Lin was awarded the 2021 OASW Beverley Antle Leadership Award from the Ontario Association […]

Now on YouTube: How the Social Work Profession has Promoted Racism without Racists — Real Talk about Anti-Black Racism

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Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for the event “How the Social Work […]

Alumna Rosemary Sadlier advocated for Black History Month to be recognized across Canada, but her efforts to uplift Black history didn’t end there

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Master of Social Work graduate Rosemary Sadlier has dedicated her life’s work to elevating and celebrating Black History […]

Q & A: Rebecca Schuss (MSW 2020) shares how her experience studying Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty led to law school

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  When Rebecca Schuss began the Factor-Inwentash Faculty’s Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency (ITR) program, she wasn’t sure […]

Maclean’s magazine lists alumna Cindy Blackstock among Canada’s most influential people

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Cindy Blackstock, who received her PhD from Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work in 2009, is on this […]

The art of virtual connection: Emma Silver (MSW 2015) reflects on the challenges and benefits of online care

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During my first year of graduate studies at the University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, […]