Church, Roberta, 1914-1995

American social worker

Roberta Church (B.A. and M.A., Northwestern University) of Memphis, Tenn., was a social worker in Chicago. In 1953 she was appointed Minority Groups Consultant in the Bureau of Employment Security of the U.S. Dept. of Labor. In 1961 she became consultant on the rehabilitation of older handicapped persons to the office of Vocational Rehabilitation of the Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare. Church also served on the National Advisory Council on Adult Education (1970-1972), and was the first Black woman elected to the Republican State Executive Committee of Tenn. (Source: Memphis Public Library, The Roberta Church Collection)

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