It takes a special person to go into social work. Understanding the communities of those you want to help and education are both steps in the right direction, but there are some truly great social workers that have sacrificed a lot of their personal time, spent countless hours attempting to make things happen, often times not knowing what the outcome will be. Some say the work of a social worker is never really finished.
However, the positive impact that come from those dedicated to social justice are incredible. Check out this infographic by Case Western Reserve University Online Social Work Degree, featuring just a handful of the good-hearted, social workers whose stories impact and inspire those who read.