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  1. #SpeakerSeries - Presentation by Professor Janet Ray »

    October 5, 2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Title: Radical social work, when the 9-5 career becomes a 24/7 embedded community-based social worker... the joy it brings

    Case studies will be shared how social workers have embedded themselves in local Detroit neighborhoods to accompany transformative movements that are building social justice. Highlighted social work examples will be urban agriculture, restorative justice, faith-based institutions and immigrant rights. The results are a fascinating mixture of surprising profound outcomes, friendships, replicable models of peer intervention, ethical challenges and sustainable social workers journeys.

    Lunch will be provided!

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  2. Chicago Idealist Grad. Fair »

    October 5, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Stop by the Graduate School Fair to speak with an admissions representative about U-M's MSW and PhD programs. The fair is free and open to anyone considering graduate school. For more info. go to:

  3. #SpeakerSeries -- Derrick Jackson, Director Community Engagement Washtenaw County »

    October 7, 2015 - 12:00pm

    Title: The Juvenile Gang Dilemma -A community approach to addressing the root causes of juvenile gangs in Washtenaw County

    Derrick Jackson, Director of Community Engagement says:  "I have one of the most unique and exciting positions around. As the Director of CE at the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office I spend much of my time working to build bridges between the community and deputies. Not many police agencies do what we do and that's something I'm proud to share." ≈ Linkedin (2015)

    Come be inspired as he shares his insight and knowlegde of work in with youth. Jackson is a social worker and alum of the school in 2000.

    Lunch will be provided!

    Please RVSP here»

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