EP57: Black Lives Matter: The Role of Social Work in Dismantling Structural Racism in the USA

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Chad Dion Lassiter

In this special episode of Social Work Talks, NASW’s Senior Policy Consultant Mel Wilson is interviewed by Andy McClenaghan on Let’s Talk Social Work, a podcast from the British Association of Social Workers Northern Ireland.

Many of our colleagues around the world have been following the developments in the United States around racism and violence against people who are Black. So Mel shared what’s been happening, and what we’re doing here to push for real change and social justice.

Published July 28, 2020

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