Whitney M. Young Jr

The November edition of CAU Now-Lifting Every Voice on WCLK featured Dr. Jenny L. Jones, Dean of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University. We discussed the undergraduate, graduate and doctorate levels of the program, current collaborations and student engagement initiatives, and the school's upcoming 2020 Centennial. We also talked about Whitney M. Young, Jr., who was a nationally known civil rights activist and academic who was the first Dean of the school that now bears his name at CAU.

Yoichi Okamoto - Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Image Serial Number: W425-21

The Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University presents a celebration of 95 years of educating competent social workers on Saturday, October 3.  The program begins at 9:30AM with a social justice walk around the CAU Campus, followed by two mid-day symposiums focused on “The contributions of HBCUs to the Profession” and “The role of Social Workers in the Struggle for Voting Rights”. The Evening of Elegance Gala caps off the celebration and includes a keynote address by Clark Atlanta University President, Ronald A.