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Milton Chernin (1910-1987)

Milton Chernin was a larger than life figure at the University of California, Berkeley for nearly sixty years, including thirty years as the Dean of the School of Social Welfare (1947-77). He was born in Russia to Jewish parents and came to New York ...
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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.