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California Social Work Hall of Distinction
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John Wax (1922-2000)

A pioneer social work educator in group and organizational techniques, John Wax was a devoted staff member of the Veterans Administration for 50 years. Educated at the University of Chicago, Wax served as Social Work Supervisor for the Denver, CO VA...
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"The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on..."

– Walter Lippmann

The Hall of Distinction:
The California Social Work Hall of Distinction was created to honor those involved in bringing about the betterment of society. We also want to ensure that the contributions of social work leaders, innovators and pioneers would be recognized and preserved for the future.