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Spring 2024 MSW Application Deadline: November 1, 2023
Fall 2024 MSW Application Priority Deadline: January 8, 2024
Summer 2024 Advanced Standing MSW Application Deadline: January 8, 2024
Fall 2024 PhD Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Community Advisory Board


Robert Hernandez, MSW '07, DSW '18
Assistant Teaching Professor
USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Dulce Acosta, MSW '14
Senior Principal Director for Local Community and Government Relations
USC University Relations

Bobby Arias, MSW '74
President, Champions in Service

Aquil Basheer
Founder and Executive Director, Professional Community Intervention Training Institute 

Alicia Cass, MSW '07
Founder, Metamorphosis

Steve Kim, MSW '06
Executive Director and Co-Founder, Project Kinship

Kent Mendoza
Advocacy and Community Organizer Manager, Anti-Recidivism Coalition

Paco Retana
Vice President of Programs, Wellnest

Alex Sanchez
Executive Director, Homie Unidos

Phal Sok
2018 Gubernatorial Pardon Recipient and Crimmigration Organizer

Najeeba Syeed
Center for Healing Justice & Spirituality

Shirley Torres, MSW '15
Chief Program Officer, Homeboy Industries

Raymundo Zacarias, MSW '11
Director of Programs, Coalition for Engaged Education