The Center on Children and the Law, Women's Refugee Commission, and the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare put together this FAQ on the status of separated children caught in the immigration process. I'm providing it here for reference. #MacroSW participants may know that I moderated a Twitter chat on this topic back in June.… Continue reading Updated fact sheet on separated children and the welfare system.
Here's a new publication! Thanks to my colleagues in the #MacroSW Collaboration, Source: #MacroSW Collaboration (2018, May 4). Why we have to social work this. NonProfit Quarterly. Retrieved: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2018/05/03/voices-field-social-work/
Join us this Thursday as we explore how to work with youth for social action. Our guest expert will be Kim Hokanson, one of the organizers for the #MarchForOurLives event in Boston.
Here are questions we will discuss:
- What were your goals for the #MarchForOurLives event?
- How did you involve youth in this work?
- What role did terminology play in planning and organizing the event?
- What lessons did you learn from co-planning this event?
- What recommendations do you have for others who want to do social activism work with youth?
- Social Justice Youth Work: Actualizing Youth Rights
- The Role of Youth Engagement in Positive Youth Development and Social Justice Youth Development for High-Risk, Marginalised Youth
- Eight Successful Youth Engagement Approaches
- March for Our Lives
If you are a person of decency, you aren't a Nazi. And you're definitely upset that, in 2017, good people are still dying because Nazis still exist. White supremacists are still organizing. There's a lot of work to do. If you are a social worker, staying neutral on the subject of institutional racism is not an option.… Continue reading It’s 2017, and we are still fighting Nazis. Here’s what we can do. Today: Stand in solidarity with #Charlottesville anti-Nazi protesters.