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“The differential impact of race, power, and class is still far reaching”, says Donahue and DiFelice Professor Ruth McRoy. Building BRIDGES photograph by rose lincoln Scholar envisions a universe of possibilities W hen Professor Ruth McRoy trained her experienced gaze on a Methodist multipurpose care center in Johannesburg, South Africa, during a visit there last summer, she saw opportunities for improving outcomes for impoverished families worldwide. Instead of defeat, she saw small victories. Instead of overwhelming odds, she saw singular achievements. Instead of local restraints, she saw global possibilities. b y v i c k i s a n d e r s boston college | graduate school of social work 11 

GSSW Magazine 2009

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