Below is a timeline highlighting key moments in the evolution of social justice in social work;
comments from social work leaders on social justice; and my proposed definition of social justice.
Dr. Dick Edwards, University Professor, Former Chancellor and Dean, Rutgers University,
discusses social justice and the difficulty the social work profession has had in defining the concept.
Dr. Ira Colby, Former Dean and Professor Emeritus, University of Houston, School of Social Work,
expresses the need for the social work profession to more clearly define social justice.
Listen to the full interview with Dr. Colby by going to the Circle of Insight Podcast.
Click anywhere on this Piktochart for Professor Nicotera's full definition of social justice in social work.