2014 US-Africa Summer Study Tour

SSW Student in South AfricaSchool of Social Welfare (SSW) Associate Professor Robert L. Miller, Jr. led four MSW students -- Chelsea Andolina, Rosanna Garcia and Matt Ecker from UAlbany and Ashley Dawson from Binghamton University -- and Assistant Professor Julia Hastings on the 15th SSW 2014 US-Africa Partnership to Build Stronger Communities Summer Tour to Africa .

The group traveled to South Africa, Tanzania and Zanzibar. The group met with South African Constitutional Justice Edwin Cameron and visited many social service agencies and several schools of social work. The trip is designed to examine social policies in the areas of HIV, gender rights and child welfare.