Community Practice Student Niza Phiri organizes drive to collect hygiene items for local men’s shelter

March 6, 2017 / No Comments

MSSA Community Practice student Niza Phiri has organized a campaign to collect items needed to create hygiene kits for men living in the Men’s shelter at 2100 Lakeside. The following items will be collected from 2/15/17 to 4/30/2017. Boxes for the collection have been placed just inside the...

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2017 Spring Open House on March 25

February 23, 2017 / No Comments

Want an in-depth look at the Mandel School’s Top 10 master’s programs in social work and nonprofit management? Attend our Spring Open House on Saturday, March 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Mandel School (11235 Bellflower Road in Cleveland, on the campus of Case Western Reserve University...

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“Consensus-Based Assessment Tool of Community Capacity” Research Colloquium, Featuring Drs. Eun Lye Lee & Darcy Friedman on February 10

January 16, 2017 / No Comments

Friday, February 10, 2017, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EST All are invited to Consensus-Based Assessment Tool of Community Readiness and Capacity: Farmer’s Market Analysis, a FREE research colloquium at 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. EST on Friday, February 10, 2017, in room 108 of the Jack, Joseph and Morton M...

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Student Creates Butterfly Project in Response to Tamir Rice’s Death

December 30, 2015 / No Comments

Shelly Gracon’s Butterfly Project focuses on community building to bring healing, hope and a model of peace to Cleveland Second-year social work master’s student Shelly Gracon describes herself as very outspoken and an activist who takes a sustainable approach. Those qualities have served h...

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Building Community: Centennial Salon Series on September 16

September 8, 2015 / No Comments

Alumni, students and community revitalization professionals are invited to “Building Community for Neighborhood Revitalization,” an evening of conversation and networking with Assistant Professor Mark Chupp and hosted by Maria J. Thompson, MSSA, on Wednesday, September 16, at 5:30 p.m...

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Mandel School Mourns Passing of Louis Stokes

August 19, 2015 / No Comments

The entire Mandel School community is deeply saddened today to learn of the death of civil rights icon Louis Stokes, who was a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Mandel School since his retirement from Congress in 1998. He died Tuesday, August 18, at the age of 90, after being diagnosed in l...

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Mark Chupp Leads Public Dialogue on Urban Revitalization Through Social Justice

July 29, 2015 / No Comments

On July 29, Dr. Mark Chupp led a “World Cafe” public dialogue for community organizers about urban revitalization through social and ecological justice as part of the International Institute on Peace Education on July 27 – August 2.  Dr. Chupp chairs our Community Practice for S...

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MSSA Student Featured in Film Festival Documentary

March 19, 2015 / No Comments

Mandel School student Imani Scruggs won’t just be another movie fan at the 39th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF), going on now through March 29. He’s one of the subjects of “Finding the Gold Within,” a documentary that follows six young, black men from Akron, O...

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Mark Chupp is Panelist on Civic Forum Addressing Social and Human Capital

October 2, 2014 / No Comments

Professor Mark Chupp is one of several distinguished experts on a panel for a civic forum, “The Three Forms of Capital: Why Human and Social Capital are the Building Blocks for Healthy, Stable Societies.” It is an event focused on building community development that is co-hosted by th...

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Study by Chupp and Joseph examines CWRU perceptions of East Cleveland

August 15, 2014 / No Comments

While the community of East Cleveland frequently makes headlines in the local news, coverage of promising revitalization efforts that seek to build on the city’s proximity and partnerships with Case Western Reserve University and University Circle has been limited. A study conducted last summer b...

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