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Oct 16

Center on Race and Social Problems (CRSP) Fall Institute: Race, Politics, and Fighting Voter Suppression – October 20, 2020

October 16, 2020
Events, Fellow News, General

The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work’s Center on Race and Social Problems (CRSP) will be hosting a series of sessions for their Fall Institute discussing Race, Politics, and Fighting Voter Suppression. Please register here and join the discussion on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.  

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Oct 8

Episode 2: Systemic Racism & Poverty – Wednesday, October 28th

October 8, 2020
Events, Fellow News, General

“Systemic Racism & Poverty” is the second virtual program in the AASWSW’s webinar series on systemic racism. An examination of the wealth and income dynamics in the US reveals staggering disparity between black and white households; the median net worth for a white family is nearly 10 times higher than that for black families. This

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Sep 25

AASWSW Strongly Opposes the September 22, 2020 Presidential Executive Order on Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping

September 25, 2020
Fellow News, General, Policy

Under the twin cloaks of personal and opportunity equality, both enshrined in our Independence Declaration and our Constitution, the President of the United States is seeking to whitewash our history and institutionalize racism and sexism. His Executive Order to radically cripple diversity and equity training designed to promote racial and sexual equality extends to all

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Sep 24

We Need a Public Health Revolution

September 24, 2020
Fellow News, General
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Sep 23

An Evening with Rev. Dr. William Barber

September 23, 2020
Fellow News, Meetings

Please join us for “An Evening with Rev. Dr. William Barber” on Thursday, September 24th, 2020 at 6 pm ET. This event is a part of the University of North Carolina School of Social Work’s Centennial Lecture Series on Anti-Racism. For more information, please find the link below: https://www.unc.edu/event/an-evening-with-rev-dr-william-j-barber-ii/.  Please register here for the event.

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Sep 22

Congressional Briefing: Bringing the Power of Social Work to Schools

September 22, 2020
Fellow News, Policy

Join Fellow Ron Astor for a virtual Congressional Briefing: Bringing the Power of Social Work to Schools on Wednesday, September 23rd at 12 pm PT, discussing the de-policing of schools and addressing social needs. This event will be moderated by Dr. Charles E. Lewis, Jr., Founder and Director of the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy

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Sep 15

National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign Open Forum

September 15, 2020
Fellow News

The Field Work Group of the National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign (Voting is Social work) will be hosting an informal discussion and Q&A for field educators and students on Thursday, September 17th from 4-5 pm ET. They will discuss a newly developed packet of assignments for extra field credit/hours, focusing on voter mobilization and awareness. The

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Sep 2

Eddie Uehara on Social Work and Police Reform

September 2, 2020
Fellow News

Fellow Eddie Uehara highlights the importance of enlisting social workers as first responders to prevent, rather than just manage, crises. In this recent Seattle Times article, Eddie Uehara discusses social work’s role and place in relationship to the police.

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Aug 11

Social Work Leadership Roundtable Town Hall on Racial Equity

August 11, 2020
Events, Fellow News, General

The National Association of Social Workers is hosting a Social Work Leadership Roundtable Town Hall on Racial Equity this Friday, August 14 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET. The roundtable will feature a variety of leading experts across the field. The Academy, along with other organizations, is proud to support this program. Please join us for the roundtable, which

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Jul 28

AASWSW Webinar Series on Systemic Racism

July 28, 2020
Events, Fellow News, General, Meetings

The Academy launched a new webinar series on systemic racism. This series of conversations will feature two Fellows that are subject experts, and an interviewer. The first in the series, on systemic racism and mental health, was held on August 6th with David Takeuchi from the University of Washington and Sean Joe of the Brown

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