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  1. SSW Meeting - Promotion and Tenure Committee »

    March 20, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  2. Seal the Deal! Interviewing and Salary Negotiation Techniques for your Job Search  »

    March 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Michelle Woods, Director of Career Services, will discuss tips to maximize impact during an interview and how to negotiate salary.

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  3. Student Award Ceremony »

    March 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

    This event recognizes student award recipients and the donors who made these scholarships possible. 

  4. SSW Meeting - Technology Committee »

    March 21, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    Visit the SSW meeting calendar for full schedule information.

  5. Nikkita Oliver: Guest Lecture and Workshop Nikkita Oliver: Guest Lecture and Workshop »

    March 21, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    School of Social Work Guest Lecture and Workshop by Nikkita Oliver

    Join the Nikkita Oliver guest lecture and workshop on community participation, and grassroots organizing in policy and politics.

    Co-sponsored by the School of Social Work, Community Action and Social Change Minor, and Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

    RSVP here »

    Lecture: Community Participation in Policy and Politics

    Thursday, March 21st, 12:00 - 1:30PM, RSVP Required

    Educational Conference Center, Lunch Provided

    Inspired by the events of the November 2018 primary election, the lecture will provoke discussion on the role and importance of representation in the electorate, and strategies to engage community in the political process. Guest speaker Nikkita Oliver will share her story as the first political candidate of the Seattle People's Party, in her run for Mayor of Seattle in 2017. Through her story, participants will learn more about her journey as a political candidate, and the importance of continued community participation in social and political action. The program will present discussion about the role of community practitioners in political advocacy at the intersection of grassroots community organizing, and the use of politics and policy to promote social justice.

    Workshop: Political Grassroots Organizing and Social Action

    Friday, March 22nd, 9:00AM - 12:00PM, RSVP Required

    Educational Conference Center, Breakfast Provided

    Guest speaker Nikkita Oliver will lead an interactive workshop on community participation and grassroots political organizing and action. Participants will gain knowledge of tacit skills, tools and approaches to engage community through political education and advocacy in local governing structures.

    In order to join each program, complete the online reservation form.

    justice is just us being us

    Nikkita Oliver is a Seattle-based creative/artist, community organizer, educator, and attorney. Working at the intersections of arts and organizing she strives to create experiences which draw us closer to our humanity. Her work asks us to engage what we see happening now and to imagine what we hope to see in the future. Nikkita holds a J.D. and Masters of Education from the University of Washington. She is also the case manager for Creative Justice, an arts-based alternative to incarceration, and has worked for arts organizations such as Writers in the Schools and Arts Corps. Nikkita is one of the Seattle Mets 2018 50 Most Influential Women in Seattle, the recipient of the 2018 UW Women's Center Women of Courage Award, 2018 UW Evan's School of Public Policy NOW (Network of Womxn) Award, 2017 City Arts Artists of the Year, Gender Justice Power Award (2017), Seattle King County NAACP President's Leadership Award (2017), Columbia Legal Services Imagine Justice Visionary of the Year (2017), the University of Washington Women's Law Caucus Outstanding Achievement as a Young Lawyer Award (2017), the Seattle Office of Civil Rights Artist Human Rights Leader Award (2015), and the 2014 Seattle Poetry Slam Grand Champion.

  6. Teaching drop-in »

    March 21, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

  7. Nikkita Oliver: Guest Lecture and Workshop Nikkita Oliver: Guest Lecture and Workshop »

    March 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    School of Social Work Guest Lecture and Workshop by Nikkita Oliver

    Join the Nikkita Oliver guest lecture and workshop on community participation, and grassroots organizing in policy and politics.

    Co-sponsored by the School of Social Work, Community Action and Social Change Minor, and Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

    RSVP here »

    Lecture: Community Participation in Policy and Politics

    Thursday, March 21st, 12:00 - 1:30PM, RSVP Required

    Educational Conference Center, Lunch Provided

    Inspired by the events of the November 2018 primary election, the lecture will provoke discussion on the role and importance of representation in the electorate, and strategies to engage community in the political process. Guest speaker Nikkita Oliver will share her story as the first political candidate of the Seattle People's Party, in her run for Mayor of Seattle in 2017. Through her story, participants will learn more about her journey as a political candidate, and the importance of continued community participation in social and political action. The program will present discussion about the role of community practitioners in political advocacy at the intersection of grassroots community organizing, and the use of politics and policy to promote social justice.

    Workshop: Political Grassroots Organizing and Social Action

    Friday, March 22nd, 9:00AM - 12:00PM, RSVP Required

    Educational Conference Center, Breakfast Provided

    Guest speaker Nikkita Oliver will lead an interactive workshop on community participation and grassroots political organizing and action. Participants will gain knowledge of tacit skills, tools and approaches to engage community through political education and advocacy in local governing structures.

    In order to join each program, complete the online reservation form.

    justice is just us being us

    Nikkita Oliver is a Seattle-based creative/artist, community organizer, educator, and attorney. Working at the intersections of arts and organizing she strives to create experiences which draw us closer to our humanity. Her work asks us to engage what we see happening now and to imagine what we hope to see in the future. Nikkita holds a J.D. and Masters of Education from the University of Washington. She is also the case manager for Creative Justice, an arts-based alternative to incarceration, and has worked for arts organizations such as Writers in the Schools and Arts Corps. Nikkita is one of the Seattle Mets 2018 50 Most Influential Women in Seattle, the recipient of the 2018 UW Women's Center Women of Courage Award, 2018 UW Evan's School of Public Policy NOW (Network of Womxn) Award, 2017 City Arts Artists of the Year, Gender Justice Power Award (2017), Seattle King County NAACP President's Leadership Award (2017), Columbia Legal Services Imagine Justice Visionary of the Year (2017), the University of Washington Women's Law Caucus Outstanding Achievement as a Young Lawyer Award (2017), the Seattle Office of Civil Rights Artist Human Rights Leader Award (2015), and the 2014 Seattle Poetry Slam Grand Champion.

  8. Beyond White Social Work: An Analytical Discussion with Black Students Conference »

    March 22, 2019 - 11:30am to 4:00pm

    The purpose of the event is to look at social work/social science fields through the black struggle. We have come together to organize a community event to present social work beyond a white professional framework, and dive into exploring the Black Struggle and the optics of Our contribution towards liberation. This is a free event and all are welcome. 

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    Sponsored by: Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, Black Radical Healing Pathways, University of Michigan's School of Social Work Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office, New Leaders in African Centered Social Work.

  9. MSW Virtual Open House 2019 »

    March 22, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    MSW Virtual Open House is focused on providing information for students admitted to or applying for the Fall 2019 MSW program. 

    This online session will address many questions that students have before starting the MSW program. Faculty, staff, and students of the MSW program will be available to discuss the curriculum, field placement, career services, the student experience, and more. There will be an opportunity to ask questions during the session. Join us!

    Slides and a recording of the session will be posted on this page once it is complete.

    Click here to view the webinar recording »

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  10. Theory and Practice of Infant Mental Health »

    March 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    This introductory course will examine the principles of Infant Mental Health intervention with families of infants and young children. Using attachment theory as a foundation, we will examine best practices in supporting early developing relationships between infants and young children and their caregivers. Special attention will be given to understanding the processes through which practitioners can promote infant well-being and expand parenting capacity to nurture and protect their children.

    Registration for this course is closed. Visit the CE Course Catalog for more offerings.

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