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April 2021

Social Welfare and Urban Planning PhD Professional Development Series Part 3

Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Online Event, Los Angeles, CA United States

Doctoral students are encouraged to attend this professional development series (presented by the departments of Social Welfare and Urban Planning). These three virtual workshops will provide tools to navigate the academic world, answer questions about doctoral expectations, and introduce pedagogical methods. RSVP links below. Session 1: The Academic Job Market & Navigating the Academy  Session 2: Funding PhD Research Session 3: Teaching Strategies 

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Social Work, White Supremacy and Racial Justice Symposium

Apr 15 @ 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Online Event, Los Angeles, CA United States

One in a series of virtual symposia examining social welfare and social justice to reimagine the profession to achieve an anti-racist future.

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Social Work, White Supremacy, and Racial Justice Symposium

Apr 16 @ 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Online Event, Los Angeles, CA United States

Social work has a complex history of upholding White supremacy alongside a goal to achieve racial justice. Moreover, our profession simultaneously practices within racist systems and works to dismantle them. In the wake of a fervent #BlackLivesMatter movement and persistent racial disparities in key social welfare institutions, these paradoxes have come to the forefront of discussion in academic and practice circles. This unique moment presents an opportunity to interrogate our profession’s relationship to White supremacy and racial justice in order…

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Moving Through Academia: A Panel for Social Welfare Doctoral Students

Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Online Event, Los Angeles, CA United States

The Professional Development Committee would like to announce an upcoming discussion about moving through academia, and will feature graduates of the UCLA PhD Social Welfare program Donte Boyd, Skye Allmang, and Kristina Lovato! The panel will take place on Friday, April 23rd from 12 to 1 PM PST. Registration is available here, and you must register to attend the event. The link to register is also available on the flyer.

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