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School of Social Work’s Growing Together as Allies Lecture Series

Upcoming Speaker Series Events

Greta Singer Lecture: Intersectionality and Liberatory Healing Practices

Hybrid Lecture
March 19, 2024
4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Hybrid Debrief
March 22, 2024
11:40 a.m.–1 p.m.

Presenter: Rhea V. Almeida, Ph.D., M.S., LCSW

Past Events

What 10 Years of Activism Taught Me as a Black Disabled Macro Social Worker

Zoom Lecture
Nov. 28, 2023
4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Presenter: Vilissa Thompson, LMSW

Advancing Anti-racism Through Intergenerational Conversations

March 6, 2023

Clinical Practice Utilizing an Anti-Racism, Anti-Oppressive, and Intersectional Approach

Allen E. Lipscomb, Psy.D., L.C.S.W.
Associate Professor and Director of MSW Programs and Director of Minority Male Mentoring and Student Success Allies Program at California State University Northridge

Power and Possibility in Latinx Communities: Intergenerational Conversations

December 9, 2022

Pa’lante: Fostering Resilience in Latinx Communities/Mental Health

Jesselly De La Cruz, D.S.W., M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Executive Director at Latino Action Network Foundation

Gender, Disaster and Recovery in Puerto Rico: Reflections on Struggle, Solidarity and Social Work

Hilda P. Rivera Rodriguez, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Associate Professor at University of Puerto Rico School of Social Work

Latinx Natural Support Systems Revisited: Community Assets and Social Work Practice

Melvin Delgado, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Professor at Boston University School of Social Work

Voices for Change: Voting, Advocacy, and Action

Fall 2021

Social Workers, the Vote and US Democracy

Terry Mizrahi
Professor at Hunter College School of Social Work, Co-Chair of the National Movement to Advance Macro Practice in Social Work, and Co-Chair of the National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign

Mimi Ambramovitz
Bertha Capen Reynolds Professor of Social Policy at Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work and Co-Chair of the National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign

Living Beyond the Trauma of Racism: #IamHer

Anjanette Young, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
President/CEO of Café Social Work and author of 30 Days Until the Finish Line

The Strengths of Black Families

Denise McLane-Davison M.S.W.
Associate Professor of social work at Morgan State University and founding researcher and archivist of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc. (NABSW)

Supporting Systems and Communities in Achieving Racial Equity: A Groundwater Analysis

Joyce James
President and CEO of Joyce James Consulting