College of Health

School of Social Work

Congratulations to Leah Prussia, DSW cohort 3

June 8, 2018

Congratulations to Leah Prussia, DSW class of 2019, who has been appointed an at-large member of the CSWE Commission for Diversity and Social and Economic Justice for a 3-year term effective July 1, 2018—June 30, 2021.

The Commission for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice promotes inclusion, equity, social and economic justice, and the integration of knowledge of how the multiple aspects of human diversity intersect in social work education. The Commission performs this function through establishing and advancing collaborative partnerships with all Council on Social Work Education diversity and social justice related commissions and affiliated groups, including external intra-professional and multidisciplinary partnerships. The Commission works directly with all organizational units of the CSWE on endeavors related to diversity and social and economic justice, and serve in an advisory capacity to the Center for Diversity and Social and Economic Justice. Concerning itself with the impacts of oppression, power and privilege, the Commission initiates and supports efforts to expand the presence of historically oppressed and under-represented populations among students, faculty, and staff in social work education programs.