Professor Lawson's book published

The Faculty and Staff of the School of Social Welfare congratulate Dr. Hal Lawson on the release of his new book titled Developing Community Schools, Community Learning Centers, Extended-service Schools and Multi-service Schools.  Dr. Lawson co-authored and edited this book with Professor Dolf van Veen, Director of the Dutch National Center for Education and Youth Care.

This book focuses on the new school and community designs to address poverty, social exclusion, and social isolation. The seven chapters authored by Lawson and van Veen frame respond to eight chapters authored by international leaders. These eight chapters present advanced exemplars developed in two provinces in Canada, England, The Netherlands, Belgium, and three states in the USA.