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Associate Professor Rocio Calvo, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work

Associate Professor
Rocio Calvo

Explains how the Latino Leadership Initiative bolsters students' linguistic and cultural competencies to work with Latino communities.
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Jessica Goldhirsch
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"I was able to sit there and to empathize with an immigrant whose second language is English and whose ability might be much more in their own language, and much, much more sophisticated, and how might that feel for them."

Jessica Goldhirsch

Concentration: Children, Youth & Families
Specialized Practice Method: Clinical

Students from the first cohort in the Latino Leadership Initiative came together to talk about the value this program will have for them as social workers in understanding the cultural issues around working with Latino populations.  Learn more about the Latino Leadership Initiative »