Tuition and the Province of Quebec

A Summit of Higher Education is taking place over the next few days here in Quebec. The ideas that have arisen are it should be an open discussion seeking solutions, but unfortunately many feel it is just an exercise or an opportunity to showcase university presidents for…

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Is Using A Smartphone Emasculating? Google’s Brin Thinks So

Sergey Brin described using a smart phone as an emasculating experience during a conference yesterday. He was comparing the use of a smart phone with Google’s upcoming Glass ( Think smartphone meets shades) release. More then likely this was a throw away line, but being the busy body…

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Make Hazing Stop: A Plea for Support Against Hazing and Bullying

Social Justice Solutions is about hearing the voices of those working within, and influenced by, the broad spectrum of social justice issues. One of the issues SJS writers have written about is bullying, which is why when the below email came to our attention we felt the urge to share. While…

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Exhibit: I Dream of Congo…

I came across a brief write-up on an exhibition that took place this past week in London, England on a Canadian Healthcare site of all places.   It made me pause and look further and I am glad I did.
The exhibition titled: “I Dream of Congo: Narratives from the Great Lakes” was a 5…

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Update: NYS Safe Act And Social Worker Responsiblity

A message from NASW in regard to The NYS Safe Act and social worker responsiblity:
Open Ice – Social workers across the state have registered a number of concerns with the Chapter in relation to the recently passed gun control legislation that names LCSW’s as one of four professions…

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Community is the Heart of Social Work

The love I have for community is what makes me drawn to social work. It is difficult to say any one thing that leads me to this profession. It more or less, came to me. By taking a personal interest on the injustices of our world and an internal drive to fight for the oppressed, I learned about…

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