Three ways social network research can solve the Grand Challenges

Originally posted on Innovate@BCSocialWork

Drew Reynolds By Drew Reynolds, doctoral candidate at the Boston College School of Social Work The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare has identified twelve critical Grand Challenges to engage the public in identifiable and achievable goals to reduce suffering and promote wellbeing. The challenges include:

  1. Ensure healthy development for all youth
  2. Close the health gap
  3. Stop family violence
  4. Advance long and productive lives
  5. Eradicate social isolation
  6. End homelessness
  7. Create social responses to a changing environment
  8. Harness technology for social good
  9. Promote smart decarceration
  10. Reduce extreme economic inequality
  11. Build financial capability for all
  12. Achieve equal opportunity and justice

Read the full article via ‘SEE NETWORKS’: Three ways social network research can solve the Grand Challenges

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