The Alan B. Mirken NYC Social Work Immersion Trip took place April 1-3. The annual “Roots of American Social Work” immersion program included students and faculty in Falk College’s School of Social Work. The group visited numerous sites of social work significance, including Mount Sinai Hospital, Goddard Riverside Community Center(which began as one of the first Settlement Houses in NYC),The LGBTQ Center, and the Lower Eastside Tenement Museum, which helps students to learn how U.S. social welfare developed. This unique and innovative three-day educational opportunity brings students face-to-face with sites of significance to the history of social work, giving them a close-up view of contemporary practice.