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Dr. Ashley Austin sits down with NBC 6

Dr. Ashley Austin sits down with NBC 6

Dr. Ashley Austin, Director of the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice, sat down with NBC6 to talk about the center's mission and vision and the importance to Barry University students.

Barry University Magazine: Fall 2016 Issue
Sixth Annual College Brides Walk - Save the Date: Feb. 12

Sixth Annual College Brides Walk - Save the Date: Feb. 12

Join the walk to end dating and domestic violence, Friday, February 12, 2016. Registration: 9:15 - 9:45 a.m.Opening session: 10 - 10:50 a.m. – Broad AuditoriumWalk Begins: 11 a.m. The walk will end at Johnson & Wales University. Lunch will be provided and shuttles will bring you back to Barry University. Non-walkers: Workshops: 11...

Social Work students at the 2015 Human Trafficking Summit

Social Work students at the 2015 Human Trafficking Summit

The Center for Human Rights and Social Justice in collaboration with Prof. Sambra Zaoui at the Barry University School of Social Work offered 12fellowships to Social Work students to participate in the 2015 Human Trafficking Summit this past month. Students had the opportunity to learn about prevention, intervention, policy, and advocacy...

School of Social Work hosts first-ever Pride Week

School of Social Work hosts first-ever Pride Week

From Oct 19-24, the Barry University School of Social Work hosted Barry's first-ever Pride Week in support of the LGBTQ community. The goals of the week were to create awareness about LGBTQ Issues and demonstrate an atmosphere of inclusivity towards the LGBTQ Community in alignment with Barry's Core Commitments. “LGBTQ PRIDE week aims to...

Celebrate Pride Week

Celebrate Pride Week

Events: Lavender Reception When: 10/19/15Time: 4pm-5:30pmLocation: Landon Events Room The lavender reception is an opportunity for the LGBTQA faculty, staff and students to build meaningful relationships and learn about the resources available on and off campus. Come and connect in this social through food, drinks, and activities. For more...

Barry fundraising supports victims of human trafficking in Nepal

Barry fundraising supports victims of human trafficking in Nepal

Barry University's School of Social Work recently received special thanks from the humanitarian aid organization Shakti Samuha for their part in preventing human trafficking after the devastating Gorkha earthquake struck Nepal in March, 2015. Following the April 29 quake, the School of Social Work was among the first organizations to mobilize for...

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