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California Social Work Hall of Distinction
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Lorenzo Traylor (1914-2001)

Lorenzo "Gip" Traylor was a respected and powerful leader in the development of the social work profession in the 1950ís, 60ís and 70ís. He was a strong advocate for justice and fairness for the poor and for programs and policies that could...
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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.