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But I’m “just a social work(er)” student

by Kayla Lail, intern in the office of Rep. Sarah Davis In my two and a half months as a University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work legislative internat the Texas Capitol, I have learned a lot.  Some of what I’ve … Continue reading

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Viewing Sanctuary Cities Policies through an Intersectional Lens

by Andrea Elizondo, intern in the Texas Legislative Study Group On Thursday, February 2, 2017, the Senate Committee on State Affairs held a hearing on Senate Bill 4 (SB4). The bill relates to enforcing local and university campus police departments’ … Continue reading

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The Value of Social Workers in the Legislature

Posted by Brittany Reyes This week will mark a month since the GCSW interns started our placements for the 84th legislature. While the month has taken a slow start, there’s been quick adjusting for most of us. Getting used to … Continue reading

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