November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance. DSW student Zan Haggerty shares what Transgender Day of Remembrance means to them and how social work students and practitioners can commemorate this month.
Every November since 2008, Caregiver Action Network (CAN) has spearheaded the celebration of National Family Caregivers Month to recognize and honor family caregivers who provide support for loved ones with disabilities, disease, and conditions related to aging. According to CAN, the nation’s leading family caregiver organization, more than 90 million Americans are considered family caregivers.
Alaska Strouss is one of about 30 students currently receiving support through Rutgers’ Institute for Families.
While continuing to train one to two hours a day, five days a week, and competing as a member of the Rutgers Powerlifting Club, Naomi Kutin is completing her undergraduate degree and studying for her master’s degree at Rutgers’ School of Social Work.
On Monday, May 15, Rutgers School of Social Work hosted a convocation ceremony to recognize its BASW, MSW, DSW, and Ph.D. graduates. Families and friends gathered at Jersey Mike’s Arena in New Brunswick in support of their loved ones who have spent years of hard work completing their programs and tackling countless hours of class time, research, and field work.