Social Work and Social Change

For this Assignment, select one individual from the following list of important historical figures in social work.


Jane Addams Florence Kelley Ida M. Cannon

Grace Abbott Janie Porter Barrett Ellen Gates Starr

Frances Perkins Mary Richmond Richard Cabot

Josephine Shaw Lowell George Edmund Haynes Lugenia Burns Hope

Sophonisba Breckinridge Lillian Wald Harry Hopkins

Birdye Henrietta Haynes  

By day 7

Submit a 2-page document in which you highlight the important contributions of the individual you selected. Your document should

Outline the individual’s path to working in the social work field.

Describe the most important contribution(s) of the individual to the field.

Explain how the study of this individual would inform your practice as a social worker.

Adhere to APA conventions.