March 21, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
The School of Social Work and CASC will be hosting three advanced organizing sessions with The Highlander Education & Research Center (a social justice leadership training school and cultural center in New Market, Tennessee).
January 17 - REMOTE - Interview with top Community Organizer, Ash-lee Woodard Henderson, Co-Executive Director, Highlander Research and Education Center
January 24 - REMOTE - Organizing 101, Ash-lee Woodard Henderson, Co-Executive Director, Highlander Research and Education Center
March 21 - IN PERSON - Advanced training and skill share in Community Organizing
Every participant will receive a digital or print organizing handbook and set of organizing skills and principles from expert organizers. You may attend one or all three unique sessions.
March 21, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
World Social Work Day is a celebration that aims to highlight the achievements of social work, raise the visibility of social services for the future of societies, and to defend social justice and human rights.
In honor of World Social Work Day, please join the Global Social Work Pathway and the Office of Global Activities to highlight the contributions of social workers across global contexts. The panel discussion will take place via Zoom. During the panel discussion, practitioners and academics will share information about their specific roles and engagement in global social work. Time will be included for Q&A with the panelists.
The panel will be moderated by Dr. Ashley Cureton. Panelists include:
Dr. Huang Chao-Hsing, Assistant Professor and Director of International Program for Sustainable Development at Chang Jung Christian University in Tainan City, Taiwan
Ekram Hanna, Community Engagement Manager at Middle Eastern Immigrant and Refugee Alliance in Chicago, IL
Soma Sarkar, PhD scholar in the School of Development Studies at Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, India
Dr. Prince Solomon, Assistant Professor and Field Work Coordinator at Madras Christian College in Chennai, India
Dr. Justus Twesigye, Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda