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Congratulations on Dr. Levenson’s research grant funding a groundbreaking prevention project!

Congratulations on Dr. Levenson’s research grant funding a groundbreaking prevention project!

Dr. Jill Levenson, PhD, LCSW, Professor of Social Work at Barry University, is part of a research team that has recently received a $1.6 million, four-year research grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention! Under the leadership of Principal Investigator Dr. Elizabeth Letourneau of Johns Hopkins University, the Help Wanted...

With New Research, Social Work Students and Professor Advocate for Gender-Affirming Care

With New Research, Social Work Students and Professor Advocate for Gender-Affirming Care

A new paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity is giving voice to members of the trans community who suffer from gender dysphoria. “Beyond Diagnosis: ‘Gender Dysphoria Feels Like a Living Hell, a Nightmare One Cannot Ever Wake Up From'” is the work of Barry University...

The Center for Human Rights and Social Justice's 2019 Annual Report is now live!
1Human Trafficking Coalition (1HTC) now part of the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice

1Human Trafficking Coalition (1HTC) now part of the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice

We are thrilled to announce that 1Human Trafficking Coalition (1HTC), - a multi-county collaborative to fight human trafficking in South Florida- is now housed in the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) at Barry University School of Social Work.

2019 Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient

2019 Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient

Ms. Noemi Marquez

2019 Student Advocate Award Winners

2019 Student Advocate Award Winners

Please join us in congratulating the CHRSJ 2019 Student Advocate Award Winners. Their passion and commitment to activism and advocacy is an inspiration to students across the Barry University Campus. About the Awardees: Michidael Ceard was born in Port Au Prince, Haiti. She immigrated to Miami in April 2013 with her family at the age of 13. She is...

2018 CHRSJ Research Award Recipient Dr. Eva Nowakowski-Sims

2018 CHRSJ Research Award Recipient Dr. Eva Nowakowski-Sims

Dr Nowakowski-Sims was awarded a $1000 research grant from the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice to explore trauma-informed services for families impacted by child-to-parent violence.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Join the CHRSJ as we raise awareness about sexual violence

CHRSJ 2019 Student Advocate Award

CHRSJ 2019 Student Advocate Award

Nominations Open!

Social Justice Fellowships available for new Summer Students

Social Justice Fellowships available for new Summer Students

The Center for Human Rights and Social Justice is offering a $2,000 fellowship opportunity for new MSW Students for the Summer/Fall 2019 semester. ' To be awarded,incoming summer students should submit: o Resumeo 1 Letter of Supporto 3.0 GPAo 2 page essay talking about your passion as it relates to social work, and how can you can turn that...

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