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Columbia University School Of Social Work
The Columbia University
Columbia University
School of Social Work is affiliated with Columbia University
Columbia University
as one of its graduate schools and began awarding the Master of Science
Master of Science
(MS) degree since 1940. With an enrollment of over 900, it is one of the largest social work programs in the United States.[1] It is also the nation’s oldest, with roots extending back to 1898, when the New York Charity Organization Society’s first summer course was announced in The New York Times
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Vice President
A vice president (in British English: vice-president for governments and director for businesses) is an officer in government or business who is below a president (managing director) in rank. It can also refer to executive vice presidents, signifying that the VP is on the executive branch of the government, university or company. The name comes from the Latin
Latin
vice meaning "in place of".[1] In some countries, the vice president is called the deputy president. In everyday speech, the abbreviation VP can be used.Contents1 In government 2 In business2.1 Hierarchy of vice presidents 2.2 Expanded use3 Usage in other organizations 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External linksIn government[edit] See also: List of current vice presidents In government, a vice president is a person whose primary responsibility is to act in place of the president on the event of the president's death, resignation or incapacity
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White House Conference On Children And Youth
The White House Conference on Children and Youth was a series of meetings hosted over 70 years by the President of the United States of America, and the first White House conference ever held.[1] Under the leadership of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Richard Nixon, the Conferences involved thousands of delegates from around the country. According to the Child Welfare League of America, "the conferences were devoted to improving the lives of children across the Nation
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Tenth Avenue (Manhattan)
Route map: Google Template:Attached KML/Tenth Avenue (Manhattan) KML is from WikidataTenth AvenueTenth Avenue at 17th Street, as seen from the High LineOther name(s) Amsterdam Avenue (north of 59th Street)Owner City of New YorkMaintained by NYCDOTLength 10.5 mi[1] (16.9 km)Location Manhattan, New York CitySouth end West StreetNorth end Fort George AvenueEast Ninth Avenue (below 59th St) Columbus Avenue (above 59th St)West Eleventh Avenue (below 59th St) West End Avenue (above 59th St)ConstructionCommissioned March 1811Amsterdam Avenue looking north from 120th Street toward HarlemAmsterdam Avenue at 164th Street in Washington HeightsNew residential tower at 60th StreetTenth Avenue, known as Amsterdam Avenue between 59th Street and 193rd Street, is a north-south thoroughfare on the West Side of Manhattan
Manhattan
in New York City
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National Institutes Of Health
The National Institutes of Health
National Institutes of Health
(NIH) is the primary agency of the United States government
United States government
responsible for biomedical and public health research, founded in the late 1870s. It is part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services with facilities mainly located in Bethesda, Maryland
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Social Security
Social security
Social security
is "any government system that provides monetary assistance to people with an inadequate or no income".[1] In the United States, this is usually called welfare or a social safety net, especially when talking about Canada and European countries. Social security
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Social Change
Social change
Social change
is an alteration in the social order of a society. Social change
Social change
may include changes in nature, social institutions, social behaviours, or social relations.Contents1 Definition 2 Prominent theories 3 Current social changes3.1 Global demographic shifts 3.2 Gendered patterns of work and care4 See also 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksDefinition[edit] Social change
Social change
may refer to the notion of social progress or sociocultural evolution, the philosophical idea that society moves forward by dialectical or evolutionary means. It may refer to a paradigmatic change in the socio-economic structure, for instance a shift away from feudalism and towards capitalism. Accordingly, it may also refer to social revolution, such as the Socialist revolution presented in Marxism, or to other social movements, such as Women's suffrage or the Civil rights movement
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Governor of New York GovernorshipPresident of the United States PresidencyFirst Term1932 campaignElection1st Inauguration First 100 daysNew Deal Glass-Steagall Act WPA Social Security SEC Fireside ChatsSecond Term1936 campaignElection2nd InaugurationSupreme Court Packing National Recovery Act 1937 Recession March of Dimes Pre-war foreign policyThird Term1940 campaignElection3rd InaugurationWorld War IIWorld War IIAttack on Pearl Harbor Infamy Speech Atlantic Charter Japanese Internment Tehran Conference United Nations D-DaySecond Bill of Rights G.I
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Secretary Of Labor
The United States Secretary of Labor
United States Secretary of Labor
is a member of the Cabinet of the United States, and as the head of the U.S. Department of Labor, exercises control over the department, and enforces and suggests laws involving unions, the workplace, and all other issues involving any form of business-person controversies. Formerly, there was a U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Labor, who led this department along with the U.S. Department of Commerce as one department. Since the two departments split in 1913, the Department of Commerce is now headed by a separate U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Alexander Acosta
Alexander Acosta
is the current U.S. Secretary of Labor since April 28, 2017.The former flag of the U.S
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Frances Perkins
Frances Perkins
Frances Perkins
(born Fannie Coralie Perkins; April 10, 1880[1][2] – May 14, 1965) was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt, she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal
New Deal
coalition. She and Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes were the only original members of the Roosevelt cabinet to remain in office for his entire presidency. During her term as Secretary of Labor, Perkins executed many aspects of the New Deal, including the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Public Works Administration and its successor the Federal Works Agency, and the labor portion of the National Industrial Recovery Act
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Psychiatric
Psychiatry
Psychiatry
is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders.[1][2] These include various maladaptations related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and perceptions. See glossary of psychiatry. Initial psychiatric assessment of a person typically begins with a case history and mental status examination. Physical examinations and psychological tests may be conducted. On occasion, neuroimaging or other neurophysiological techniques are used.[3] Mental disorders are often diagnosed in accordance with clinical concepts listed in diagnostic manuals such as the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), edited and used by the World Health Organization
World Health Organization
(WHO) and the widely used Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA)
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Urban League
The National Urban League
National Urban League
(NUL), formerly known as the National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes, is a nonpartisan civil rights organization based in New York City that advocates on behalf of African Americans and against racial discrimination in the United States. It is the oldest and largest community-based organization of its kind in the nation
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Ecology
Ecology
Ecology
(from Greek: οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of")[A] is the branch of biology[1] which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment. Objects of study include interactions of organisms that include biotic and abiotic components of their environment. Topics of interest include the biodiversity, distribution, biomass, and populations of organisms, as well as cooperation and competition within and between species. Ecosystems
Ecosystems
are dynamically interacting systems of organisms, the communities they make up, and the non-living components of their environment. Ecosystem
Ecosystem
processes, such as primary production, pedogenesis, nutrient cycling, and niche construction, regulate the flux of energy and matter through an environment. These processes are sustained by organisms with specific life history traits
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UN Economic And Social Council
President of the ECOSOC As of 29 July 2017[update]: Marie Chatardová[2]Website www.un.org/en/ecosocThe United Nations
United Nations
Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC; French: Conseil économique et social des Nations unies, CESNU) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, responsible for coordinating the economic, social, and related work of 15 UN specialized agencies, their functional commissions and five regional commissions. The ECOSOC
ECOSOC
has 54 members
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Antisemitism
Antisemitism
Antisemitism
(also spelled anti-semitism or anti-Semitism) is hostility to, prejudice, or discrimination against Jews.[1][2][3] A person who holds such positions is called an antisemite. Antisemitism
Antisemitism
is generally considered to be a form of racism.[4][5] It has also been characterized as a political ideology which serves as an organizing principle and unites disparate groups which are opposed to liberalism.[6] Antisemitism
Antisemitism
may be manifested in many ways, ranging from expressions of hatred of or discrimination against individual Jews
Jews
to organized pogroms by mobs, state police, or even military attacks on entire Jewish communities. Although the term did not come into common usage until the 19th century, it is now also applied to historic anti-Jewish incidents
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Queens College
Queens
Queens
College
College
(QC) is one of the four-year colleges in the City University of New York system. Its 80-acre campus is located in the neighborhood of Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, with a student body that represents over 170 countries
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