Acknowledgments & Credits

The Association of Black Social Workers, Greater Los Angeles (ABSWGLA), Dr. Shirley Better Special Collection virtual exhibit is made possible by the collaborative partnership between ABSWGLA, Cal State LA Graduate Resource Center, and the Cal State LA University Library, Special Collections & Archives. 

Special Thanks & Acknowledgment

Archive & Exhibit Planning Committee

Dr. Shirley Better, NABSW Founder, ABSWGLA Founding member, and Professor Emeritus Cal State LA

Dr. Karin E. Brown, Former Director of the School of Social Work Cal State LA, Current AVP and Dean of Graduate Studies

Toni Colbert, LCSW, Professor Emeritus, Los Angeles Southwest College

Diane Griggs-Ross, LCSW President of ABSWGLA; producer of NABSW History Documentary

Elma Forrest Stewart, LCSW, Past President of CABSW and ABSWGLA

Collection Contributors

Marva Anderson

Horace Austin

Lovenia Austin

Cheryl Cromwell

Jeanette Holman

Jennifer Keys

Cynthia Langley

Barbara Riley

Elma Forrest Stewart

Ruth Vaughn

Acknowledgments & Credits