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Friday, March 2, 2018

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Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018

Celebrating the Dignity and Worth of Difference and Diversity in Our Community - March 9, 10

Please join the Social Work Department to celebrate Social Work Awareness Month on Friday and Saturday, March 9 and 10, in the Campbell Student Union Social Hall. Presentations at this free event will examine such topics as social justice, incarcerated women, intimate partner violence in the refugee community, legal needs in the refugee community, faith in the LGBTQ community, LGBTQ veterans, international social work in Trinidad and Tobago, working with older adults, working with legislators, NARCAN training (certificate provided), trauma informed care with children, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

Mouths of Babes and Joe Stevens will perform in the evening March 9, and Dove Award winner and Grammy nominee Jennifer Knapp will perform in the evening March 10. Local agencies that provide assistance for all conference topics will be staffing tables on the first floor of the Student Union. Feel free to come and go as your schedule allows.

This event is sponsored by Buffalo WomenServices; the Birthing Center of Buffalo; the Educational Opportunity Program; Equity and Campus Diversity; the Dean of Students Office; Meelin D. ChinKit-Wells, clinical assistant professor in the UB School of Dental Medicine; the FSA Founders Fund; the Grant Allocation Committee; the Music Department; Phi Alpha Kappa Omega Social Work Honor Society; the Psychology Department; the School of the Professions; Student Affairs; Steven's Spirit of Giving Initiative; and United Students Government.

Submitted by: Kimberley M Zittel-Barr
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