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Chavez, Cesar  

Juan Paz

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Apr 2008
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Jun 2013
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Cesar Chavez (1927–1993) was a union organizer and advocate in California. He helped organize United Farm Workers in their successful strike for better working conditions, as well as ... More

Chevannes, Alston Barrington  

Gwendolyn D. Perry-Burney

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Dec 2013
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Alston Barrington “Barry” Chevannes (1940–2010) was known for his in-depth interviews and group discussions leading to the Jamaican and Caribbean Rastafari movement, justice reform, youth ... More

Chisholm, Shirley  

Tanya Smith Brice

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Jul 2013
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Shirley Chisholm (1924–2005) was a political leader and activist best known as the first African American woman elected to the US House of Representatives and the first African American to ... More

Chunn, Jay Carrington, II  

Tanya Smith Brice

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Sep 2013
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Jay Carrington Chunn, II, (1938–2013), was a leader in social work education, a professor, and an author who focused on public health and policy within urban populations.

Clark, Septima Poinsette  

Brenda K. J. Crawley

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Jul 2013
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Septima Poinsetta Clark (1898–1987) is well-known for her citizenship schools, literacy training, voting and civil rights activism, and community, political, and social services.

Cloward, Richard  

Alex Gitterman

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Apr 2008
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Jun 2013
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Richard Cloward (1926–2005) was an internationally renowned scholar, social activist, and educator at Columbia University. His scholarship on contemporary issues in the US was informed by ... More

Cohen, Wilbur  

Roland L. Guyotte

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Apr 2008
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Jun 2013
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Wilbur Cohen (1913–1987) was secretary of the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and chief architect of Medicare and Medicaid. He drafted the Social Security Act and, from the ... More

Courtney, Catherine  

Carole Zugazaga

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Jul 2013
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Catherine “Kate” Courtney (née Potter), Baroness Courtney of Penwirth (1847–1929), was a British social worker, political activist, and suffragist who actively campaigned for world peace. ... More

Coyle, Grace Longwell  

Jean K. Quam

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Apr 2008
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Jun 2013
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Grace Longwell Coyle (1892–1962) was the first to develop a scientific approach to group work practice. She was president of the National Conference of Social Work, the American ... More

Davidson, George  

Allan Moscovitch

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Jan 2014
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George Davidson’s (1909–1995) working life included four careers over a period of over 45 years. In his first two careers he was director of welfare in the government of British Columbia, ... More

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