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School of Social Work

The University of Washington School of Social Work is a recognized leader in solving the most demanding social issues of our day through rigorous research, academic innovation and public service. Among the nation’s top-ranked schools of social work, we recruit the best and the brightest, nurture groundbreaking ideas, and partner strategically to challenge limits, redress inequities and strengthen communities. Our fundamental purpose is to educate tomorrow’s social work leaders, discover solutions that work in the real world, and build human capacity for lasting social change.


Students, Staff, and Faculty of color group listserv 

ARWAG (Anti-Racism and White Allyship Group) 

United Colors (Student group) 

SSW Equity Council (website under development).

Critical Community Response Team  (website under development).



Margaret Spearmon, PhD
Chief Officer of Community Engagement and Diversity
(206) 616-2516