Lurein Perera and his friends encountered a homeless man while walking back from dinner on a cold night in October of 2018. He asked Perera if he had money to spare, but the student was not carrying any cash.
In a lecture on Friday, María Bianco Galindez, a part-time faculty member in the School of Social Work and BCSSW ’20, drew from her research surrounding the challenges of migration to the United States and discussed the nature of being a mother while migrating and seeking refuge in today’s world.
BC and the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding.
“The Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society provides the School of Social Work that ideal platform to reach across disciplines to define, understand, design, and test interventions,” the dean of the Boston College School of Social Work said in an email.
“Nations are no more real than race is,” said Philippe Copeland, a clinical assistant professor at the Boston University School of Social Work. “They were literally created by the same people for the same reasons—some of it over coffee.”
“The pain may never leave us, but we can be dedicated to our purpose in life and capture the love and livelihood that Christine showed us with her life,” said a former veteran who Loeber treated.
By 2050, the Catholic Church will be only 20 percent white.