SSW News

SWCOS' 25th Anniversary & Thursz Lecture

March 29, 2018    |  

25th you're invited

Thursday April 19th, 2018
5:30pm - 9:30pm

The evening will begin with a cocktail hour, followed by a panel entitled "Community Power: Moving from Service to Justice."

We will close with a dinner reception in the main room where guests are invited to view displays on the impact of SWCOS programs and engage with graduate students on their work in the community. 

For ticket purchase ($100 per person; $40 per student):
www.ssw.umaryland.edu/swcos/25/

Special guests include:

-Dr. Anthony Iton: The California Endowment; Sr. Vice President of Healthy Communities

-Dr. Michael Reisch: University of Maryland School of Social Work; Professor of Social Justice

-Dr. Kimberley Richards: The People's Institute of Survival and Beyond: Organizer

-Mr. Adam Schneider, Clinical Instructor SSW

-Ms. Maryrejahlil Lanier: Public Ally Alum

-Ms. Vidushani Jayalal: SWCOS; student

-Ms. Diane Bell McKoy, Associated Black Charities

-Joseph & Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds

The theme of the event is Community Power: Moving from Service to Justice. Funds raised from the 25th-anniversary celebration will go to support the new Community Investment Fund: Promoting Transformation through Empowerment at SWCOS. This Fund will support local community-led initiatives, student stipends and faculty field instruction in communities where SWCOS is working. The vision of SWCOS is that all communities will be equitable and promote well-being, self-determination, and individual and collective power.