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A legally mandated program established within education, business, and industry to improve opportunities for people of color and for women.

Affirmative Action Program

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The rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality.

Civil Rights

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A process to help others increase their personal, interpersonal, or political power so they can take action themselves to improve their lives.

Empowerment

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Fairness and equity in the protection of civil and human rights, the treatment of individuals, the distribution of opportunity, and the assurance of personal and economic opportunity.

Social Justice

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Fair allocation of resources.

Economic Justice

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Action that maintains and supports prejudice.

Discrimination

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An irrational attitude of hostility directed against an individual, a group, a race, or their supposed characteristics.

Prejudice

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Groups that experience prejudice, discrimination, and oppression by the dominant group.

Populations at risk

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The process of obtaining relevant information about the client system and perceived needs.

Social study or social history

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The process of making tentative judgements about how the information derived from a client system affects the system.

Assessment

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A process used by social workers and others helping professionals with client systems to identify ways to meet their needs; usually includes the identification of specific goals, steps to be taken in meeting those goals, resources needed, and a time frame for completion.

Goal setting