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FOREFRONT suicide prevention

Gun shops can help save lives

A new School of Social Work study finds that Washington state firearm retailers are willing to learn about and to train their employees in how to spot and act on suicide warning signs.

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a living wage

What Seattle has learned

Four years ago, the City of Seattle adopted the nation's highest minimum wage of $15. Interviewed in Vox, Associate Professor Jennifer Romich discusses the legislation's impact. 


Emeritus Faculty

Anthony Ishisaka dies at 75

On July 9, former School of Social Work associate professor, tireless supporter of Seattle’s Asian and Pacific islander communities, and dedicated student mentor Anthony Ishisaka died peacefully at home.

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