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In memoriam: Minna Shapiro

Minna Gerber Shapiro (M.S.W., ’57) has died at the age of 92. Shapiro first worked at the Family Service of St. Paul and then as the director of treatment at the Minneapolis Family and Children’s Service. She was a co-founder of the PRIDE project in 1978, a groundbreaking innovative recovery program for prostitutes that has become a national model. She provided leadership in staff development to various social work agencies, particularly in the GLBT community. She also taught in the School of Social Work and the Family Social Science Department. Review her complete obituary and sign the guest book at

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