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Resilient Souls Project in Chicago Through October 7 in Congress Corridor at Harold Washington Library Center
The Resilient Souls Project is a traveling photography and literary
exhibit by social worker Cathy Lander-Goldberg. The project celebrates the human spirit by following 21 women
from their teens/20s to near middle age. Each woman has written about
how she overcame a variety of life obstacles related to several social
justice issues, which are just as timely now as they were when the project started in the 1990s. Among the topics are: sexual assault, domestic
violence, immigration, and guns, as well as a variety of mental and
physical disabilities/health issues.
PA Human Relations Commission Welcomes Chad Dion Lassiter as Executive Director
The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission announced that Chad
Dion Lassiter joined the commission as executive director effective
Lassiter has a Master of Social Work from the University of
Pennsylvania and more than 20 years of experience in the fields of race
relations, conflict resolution, mediation, teaching, counseling,
research, re-entry, policy, and prison reform. For the past seven-plus
years, he served as the Executive Director of the Red Cross House with
the American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania. Since 2003 he has served
as president of Black Men at Penn School of Social Work, Inc., an
organization that serves as a conduit between the African American
community and the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and
Lassiter has served as both an adjunct lecturer at the University of
Pennsylvania since 2006, and a guest lecturer at West Chester University
since 2008. His teaching areas include American Racism and Social Work
Practice, Gender and Race. Also, he is both an author and a frequent
presenter at various workshops and community and school events.
Find more information on the PHRC here
Voting Is Social Work The New Social Worker
is participating in the National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign, which has its online base at VotingIsSocialWork.org
. According to the website, the campaign seeks to:
- Raise awareness of the importance of voting to social work practice and social policy;
- Integrate voter engagement activities into class and field education for all micro and macro students;
- Provide information about voter mobilization skills and strategies
to field instructors, students and faculty for use in agencies and the
- Ensure that all the people served by social workers have access to the vote.
Are you registered to vote, and is your registration updated? You can now register at our website (www.socialworker.com
). Look for the "Rock the Vote" banner on our home page.
Write for THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER
I am seeking a limited number of articles for THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER website and magazine.
Is there an issue that you are passionate about that corresponds with
an upcoming “awareness” month, week, or day; holiday; or time of year/season? This is a good way to
identify a topic for a timely article.
Other topics of interest include: social work field placement issues, licensing, and career development.
Our style is conversational and educational, and web articles
typically run 500-750 words. Feature articles typically run 1,250-1,500 words. We want positive articles that social
workers can use to help them advance in their careers.
I also welcome submissions of poetry, photographs, illustrations, artwork, videos, audio, and other creative work depicting social work and related topics.
Submit articles to Linda Grobman with a subject line that says “Submission—(insert title or topic of submission).” Attach your
submission as a Word file. Please include in this file: title of
submission, your name as you want it to appear with your article, body
of your submission, a brief bio about yourself. I will then review your
submission and let you know if I need anything else and/or whether it is
accepted for publication.
Please email Linda Grobman
with ideas for longer (1,250-1,500 words) "feature articles" for THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER
White Hat Communications, publisher of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER magazine and the Social Work E-News, has published several books about social work
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