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Community Building Through Book Groups

Community Building Through Book Groups

Smith College students, faculty and staff will come together to read and discuss So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. The community-building book group is the brain child of SSW staff member Maddy Neely. Oluo spoke on the Smith campus in November 2018. Neely, a member of Staff Cou...Read Moreabout Community Building Through Book Groups

Historical Trauma Research

Historical Trauma Research

Karina Walters, M.S.W., Ph.D., professor at University of Washington School of Social Work, delivered the 2018 Brown Foundation Research Lecture, Embodiment of Historical Trauma and Micro-aggression Distress: Lessons from 10 years of research with American Indians and Alaska Natives.Wa

Liberation Health Framework

Liberation Health Framework

Dawn Belkin Martinez, Ph.D., LICSW, delivered the 2018 Lydia Rapoport Anti-Racism Lecture, Clinical Social Work in the Age of Neoliberalism: “Staying Woke” and a Path Forward for Clinical Practice. Martinez is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Boston University School of Social

Scholarships available for MSW students to attend AAPCSW Conference

MSW students apply by Jan 15, 2019 for scholarships to attend AAPCSW 2019 Conference March 28-31 in Durham, NC. The Smith SSW Office of Alumni Relations is co-sponsoring the conference luncheon on Saturday, March 29. Application information: https://www.aapcsw.org/pdf/events/2019/AAPCSW_Conference_S...Read Moreabout Scholarships available for MSW students to attend AAPCSW Conference

Job Opening: Executive Director at Womanshelter/Compañeras

The Board of Directors for Womanshelter/Compañeras is seeking a dynamic, seasoned, collaborative and visionary Executive Director to lead the organization through our next phases of development and continued growth. S/he will provide vision and leadership for our dedicated staff, partners, and


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Obituary of Mary Cannady, M.S.S '49

Mary Cannady, M.S.S. '49, a social worker who at age 50 became a civil rights activist and marched with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, Ala., died Thursday, Nov. 1, of complications from an earlier stroke.



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