social workers

Karen Calloway, principal of Kenwood Academy in Chicago, poses Tuesday, July 28, 2020, for a portrait outside the Hyde Park neighborhood campus.
Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Photo
AP News
July 31, 2020 - 1:57 pm
School districts nationwide are working to remove police officers from campuses, but some Black and Indigenous educational leaders are resisting the push prompted by the national reckoning over racial injustice and police brutality. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police headquarters
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
June 10, 2020 - 8:03 am
"Defund the police" has become a rallying cry for protesters in the wake of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis police custody. But what exactly does "defund" mean? Read more here.
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Alan Naiman
Susan E. Madsen via AP
December 29, 2018 - 3:16 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Alan Naiman was known for an unabashed thriftiness that veered into comical, but even those closest to him had no inkling of the fortune that he quietly amassed and the last act that he had long planned. The Washington state social worker died of cancer this year at age 63, leaving...
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Children's Crusader Awards honoree Stephanie Ali stands with Mayor Jim Kenney and DHS Commissioner Cynthia Figueroa.
Pat Loeb-KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
April 23, 2018 - 2:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia child welfare officials Monday celebrated the everyday heroes on their own staff. The annual Children's Crusader Awards went to four social workers who went "above and beyond" for troubled families. Stephanie Ali designed the team that helps sexually...
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