2020 Virtual Forum Series: Advancing Racial Equity
Thank you all for joining us for the Virtual Forum Series. The Series recordings will be available for on-demand purchase in the future.
Watch 2020 Events
Town Hall on Ethics and Racial Equity
The panel included Dawn M. Hobdy, LICSW; Dr. Frederick Reamer; Jenny Andersen, LCSW; Dr. Anthony Estreet, LCSW, and Billye Jones, LCSW.
Watch a recording of the Nov. 17, 2020, Town Hall on Ethics and Racial Equity
Congressional Briefing: "Bringing the Power of Social Work to Schools"
This Sept. 23, 2020, briefing examines the merits of the Counseling Not Criminalization Act (H.R. 7848), introduced by Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-7) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN-5) in the House of Representatives.
Watch "Bringing the Power of Social Work to Schools" on YouTube
Town Hall on Policing Reform
The panel included:
- Paige Fernandez, ACLU Policing Policy Adviser
- Guadalupe Lara, LMSW, Director of Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development (LASED)
- Chad Dion Lassiter, MSW, Executive Director at the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
Watch a recording of the August 28, 2020, town hall on policing reform
Social Work Leadership Roundtable Town Hall on Racial Equity
This conversation focuses on Black Lives Matter and what social work organizations are doing to advance anti-racism.
Watch a recording of the August 14, 2020, town hall
America's Racial Crisis
NASW CEO Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, outlines how NASW is responding to America's racism pandemic.
NASW Town Hall: "The Other Pandemic: Racial Injustice"
This discussion focused on the intersection of social work and racial injustice. The event was on Facebook Live on June 19, 2020.
Watch a recording of the June 19, 2020, town hall
Watch this June 2020 briefing on "Black Lives Matter: Social Work and the Future of Policing." Co-sponsored by NASW.
Social Work Must Bend the Arc of Justice
Watch this July 2020 conversation between Jonathan Singer, Ph.D., LCSW, and NASW President Mildred ("Mit") C. Joyner, DPS, MSW, LCSW