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Nakenge Robertson

Nakenge Robertson is an implementation associate at the School of Social Work Collaborative for Implementation Practice, where she provides implementation support, including developing infrastructure and building the capacity of new or existing programs or initiatives being implemented within the Office of Head Start National Centers and state Medicaid projects. Nakenge also serves as the project director for the UNC Frank Porter Graham partner with the Office of Head Start National Center for Parent Family Community Engagement, where the team focuses on evaluation of practice change and equity. In addition, she contributes to the advancement of research by the UNC FPG Equity Research Action Coalition that promotes and supports the healthy development of Black children across the African diaspora and other children of color.

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Ramona Denby-Brinson, Dean of the UNC School of Social Work. (Photo courtesy of Alyssa LaFaro)

All in the Family

Ramona Denby-Brinson has spent the last 30 years keeping children out of the foster system and in the homes of relatives.
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Ms. Hortense McClinton at the Hortense McClinton Legacy Scholarship dinner on May 14, 2022.

School honors social work trailblazer Hortense McClinton

Nearly 250 friends, family, UNC and community leaders, social workers, and School of Social Work faculty, staff...
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2019 UNC School of Social Work doctoral cohort

Doctoral Admissions

UNC School of Social Work offers doctoral education leading to the Ph.D in Social Work. Graduates of our doctoral program...

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